2 edition of Morality, self-interest, and the cities found in the catalog.
Morality, self-interest, and the cities
Simon D. Perry
by John Deaver Drinko Academy for American Political Institutions and Civic Culture, Marshall University in Huntington, WV
Written in English
Includes bibliographical references (p. 94-102) and index.
|Statement||Simon D. Perry.|
|Contributions||John Deaver Drinko Academy for American Political Institutions and Civic Culture.|
|LC Classifications||HT164.U6 P47 1997|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 106 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||106|
|LC Control Number||98216556|
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Morality and Self-Interest book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Ever since Know Thyself was inscribed at Delphi, Western phil /5. Ever since "Know Thyself" was inscribed at Delphi, Western philosophers have struggled to understand the relations between morality and self-interest.
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The morality of self-interest (An Original harbinger book)Author: Robert G Olson. The relationship between morality and self-interest is a perennial one in philosophy, at the center of moral theory.
It goes back to Plato's Republic, which debated whether living morally was in a person's best interest. Hobbes also claimed that morality was not in the best interests of the individual; Kant, however, thought that morality ought to be followed anyway even if it was not in a.
Loving Life: The Morality of Self-Interest and the Facts that Support It restates the Objectivist philosophy and explains it in terms of how we can apply its principles to our own lives. This book brings objectivism home to real people living real s: associated negative connotations.
In suggesting that a true moral ity must find a place for self-interest, I use this terminology to refer to a proper self-love which is quite different from self-pre occupation or selfishness. Self-interest and selfishness are not identical.
Selfishness is the corruption of self-interest. Recent publications include “Moral Identity, Status, Moral Emotions, and the Normative Order” (with Jan E. Stets, Michael M. Harrod, Christine Cerven, and Seth Abrutyn) in Social Structure and Emotion, ; and “The Moral Identity: A Principle Level Identity” (with Jan E.
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Right and wrong have very much to do with who writes the history and what the situation. Self‐sacrifice does not necessarily involve conflict between morality and self‐interest, and when making sacrifices we do not necessarily harm our self‐interest.
While people may reasonably care about their own well‐being, a person's well‐being is not, for that person, a source of value or reasons for action. People act for reasons, i.e. for what appears to them to be adequate.
[*]We find a more contemporary version of ethical egoism in the writings of Ayn Rand, who holds that “the actor must always be the beneficiary of his action and that man must act for his own rational self-interest.” See Ayn Rand, “Why Selfishness,” in The Ayn Rand Reader (New York: Penguin Books, ), Of course, Smith holds that we “find” these common, objective “general r.
The morality of self-interest. [Robert G Olson] -- Essays supporting the theory that personal ethics cannot be divorced from societal ethics and the well-being of the larger group.
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The self-interest that is developed by the Ego-Self is pretty much completely counter to the development of an actual personal morality, a morality good enough to be emulated.
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Western philosophers have struggled to understand the relations between morality and self-interest. This edited volume of essays pushes forward one of the oldest and most important debates in philosophy.
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