Современная зарубежная психология (Mar 2013)

Eudaimonia: life for the hero

  • Levit L.Z.

Journal volume & issue
no. 1
pp. 69 – 77


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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.