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Journal of Modern Foreign Psychology

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Eudaimonia: life for the hero 3153


Levit L.Z.
Doctor of Psychology, Doctoral candidate, Belorussia State Pedagogical University, the faculty of psychology

The article reviews the contemporary concepts of eudaimonia, connected with an individual’s realization of his/her personality potential. It formulates a number of external and internal conditions for eudaimonic image of life to appear and discusses the reasons that aggravate the observation of these conditions. The article contains the conclusion about the elite focus of contemporary concepts treating eudaimonia as the main way of achieving happiness and subjective well-beeing.

Keywords: eudaimonia; hedonism; autonomy; self-actualization; flow; happiness

Column: Developmental psychology

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