Introduction to Eudaedalism

Eudaedalism is the ethical position that the highest good is continued life on Earth.

Eudaedalistic Definition of "Life"

"Life" is defined "diversity and quantity," with a heavier emphasis on diversity than quantity.

For example,

Eudaedalistic Definition of "Continued"

"Continued" is defined as both

Why Eudaedalism Is Important

Different ethical systems are useful for different timescales:
Eudaedalistic perspectives are also useful for adding contexts to individual preferences that might otherwise be arbitrary. For example, one can ask, "what preferences can I choose for my own life that will maximise the value of my actions to continued life on Earth?"

Please cite this article as:
Cora, E. (2012, August 27). Introduction to Eudaedalism.