Antedating of "Hedonism"

Fred Shapiro fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Sun Jul 23 23:38:06 UTC 2006

hedonism (OED 1856)

1828 _The Albion_ 26 Apr. 362 ff. (American Periodical Series)  Aristippus
... got up his pleasant system of Hedonism without consulting his Athenian

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