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  1. The Relevance of Aristotle’s Conception of Eudaimonia for the Psychological Study of Happiness.Alan S. Waterman - 1990 - Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology 10 (1):39-44.
    According to the ethical system of eudaimonism, a philosophy that predates Aristotle, individuals have a responsibility to recognize and live in accordance with their daimon or "true self." The daimon refers to the potentialities of each person, the realization of which represents the greatest fulfillment in living of which each is capable. The daimon is an ideal in the sense of being an excellence, a perfection toward which one strives and, hence, it can give meaning and direction to one's life. (...)
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  2. Personal Expressiveness: Philosophical and Psychological Foundations.Alan S. Waterman - 1990 - Journal of Mind and Behavior 11 (1):47-73.
    Psychological and philosophical perspectives are employed in an exploration of the reasons particular individuals experience an activity as personally expressive while others may find the same activity neutral or even aversive. The relationships between personal expressiveness and intrinsic motivation, flow, and self-actualization are considered. The construct of personal expressiveness is shown to have its roots in eudaimonistic philosophy. Living in a manner consistent with one's daimon or "true self" gives rise to a cognitive-affective state labeled "eudaimonia" that is distinguishable from (...)
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    Eudaimonic Identity Theory: Identity as Self-Discovery.Alan S. Waterman - 2011 - In Seth J. Schwartz, Koen Luyckx & Vivian L. Vignoles (eds.), Handbook of Identity Theory and Research. Springer Science+Business Media. pp. 357--379.
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    Toward a Theory of Maldaimonia.Alan S. Waterman - forthcoming - Journal of Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology.
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  5. Psychological Individualism and Organizational Functioning: A Cost-Benefit Analysis.Alan S. Waterman - 1988 - In Konstantin Kolenda (ed.), Organizations and Ethical Individualism. Praeger. pp. 19--46.
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