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Hum 101 final pt 3

chapter 12

big-earnings theory from the hedonist view that people who work heard or who make sacrifices for others deserve material rewards
carpe diem Latin phrase meaning "seize the day"; a major hedonist creed which advises us to live for the moment and amass all the pleasures we can
epicureanism based on teachings of Epicurus, the belief that happiness is freedom from pain
hedonism from the Greek for "delight," the belief that happiness consists of the sum of all the pleasures we can experience
Hinayana one of the 2 major schools of Buddhism; from the Sanskrit meaning "little ferryboat," also called the "narrow path,: the personal attainment of serenity thru meditation
Mahatma from Sanskrit words meaning "great" and "soul," a title of love and respect for one who is know to be wise and good; applied to Ghandi
Mahayana one of the 2 major schools of Buddhism; from Sanskrit meaning "big ferryboat," the wider path to happiness, attainable by helping others find the way
moksha early Hindu term for the higher state of happiness possible, a condition of pure bliss in which one is free from all desire
nirvana Buddhist term for the highest state of happiness possible, akin to the Hindu concept of moksha
schadenfreude German term for the experience of joy in the misfortunes of others
stoicism named for the stoa (porch) where Zeno taught the philosophy of curbing desire to cope with the inevitability of pain
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