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morality of self-interest

Robert Goodwin Olson

morality of self-interest

by Robert Goodwin Olson

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Published by Harcourt, Brace & World in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Self-interest

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    Bibliographical footnotes.

    SeriesAn Original harbinger book
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBJ1474 O4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination182p.
    Number of Pages182
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14948448M

    Loving Life: The Morality of Self-Interest and the Facts that Support It. 1, likes 2 talking about this. A Concise Introduction to Ayn Rand's Ethics.   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 lives. Very worthwhile for the individual who is seeking to make sense of life through a /5(41).

    hands the down the best book on Nietzsche What did you love best about Morality and Self-interest? the smooth and clear defense of egoism What was the most compelling aspect of this narrative? the realness, the gritty new york accent, which underscored the bitterly realistic outlook. In philosophy. Philosophical concepts concerned with self-interest include: Enlightened self-interest, a philosophy which states that acting to further the interests of others also serves one's own self-interest.; Ethical egoism, the ethical position that moral agents ought to do what is in their own self-interest.; Hedonism, the school of ethics which argues that pleasure is the only.

      The morality of self-interest, of pursuing one’s life and happiness—including the pursuit of profit, wealth, economic gain—as opposed to the morality of altruism. The justice of trade as the proper relation among people, in all realms of life, as opposed to power and sacrifice. Morality cannot be ultimately based on self-interest. Kurt Baier maintains that morality is ultimately based on self-interest. "Moralities are systems of principles whose acceptance by everyone as over-ruling the dictates of self-interest is in the interest of everyone alike, though following the rules of morality is not of course identical with following self-interest.


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Morality of self-interest by Robert Goodwin Olson Download PDF EPUB FB2

Ralph Wedgwood, Butler on Virtue, Self Interest, and Human Nature Julia Annas, Virtue Ethics and the Charge of Egoism W.D. Falk, Morality, Self, and Others Paul Bloomfield, Why It's Bad To Be Bad Joel Kupperman, Classical and Sour Forms of Virtue Michael Stocker, Shame and Guilt; Self Interest and MoralityCited by: The morality of self-interest (An Original harbinger book) Paperback – January 1, by Robert G Olson (Author)Price: $ 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 lives/5(42). Can morality and self-interest be This edited volume of essays pushes forward one of the oldest and most important debates in philosophy.

Is morality a check on self-interest or is it in one's self interest to be moral?/5. Ever since "Know Thyself" was inscribed at Delphi, 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. Is morality Price: $   His first book, Loving Life: The Morality of Self-Interest and the Facts that Support It, is a highly concretized, systematic introduction to Ayn Rand's Craig also edits The Objective Standard, a quarterly journal of culture and politics/5.

Morality and Self-Interest - Kindle edition by Bloomfield, Paul. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Morality and Self-Interest.

Morality and Self-Interest - Kindle edition by Bloomfield, cturer: Oxford University Press. According to the morality of self-interest, that would be immoral. The basic ideas examined in this book were first put forth by the novelist and philosopher Ayn Rand, author of Anthem, The Fountainhead, Atlas Shrugged, The Virtue of Selfishness, and several other books.

MORALITY AND SELF-INTEREST ways. A morality based solely on altruism can also degenerate into a corrupt form, where people may act in manipulative ways in relation to others under the guise of 'helping them'.

There is the danger of becoming a 'do-gooder', putting one's nose in other people's affairs and ending up making matters worse. In an altru.

Some people believe that the demands of morality coincide with the requirements of an enlightened self-interest. Others believe that morality is diametrically opposed to considerations of self-interest. This book argues that there is another position, intermediate between these extremes, which makes better sense of the totality of our moral thought and practice.

There are two conceptions of “morality” currently at play in the philosophical literature and employing them differentially affects how the relationship of morality to self-interest is conceived. The first conception may be thought of as the social conception of “morality”. 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. Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. LitCharts assigns a color and icon to each theme in Catch, which you can use to track the themes throughout the work.

The ThemeTracker below shows where, and to what degree, the theme of Self-interest, Altruism, and Morality appears in each chapter of. 7 Too Much Morality; II Morality within Self-Interest.

Morality as Necessary to Self-Interest. 8 Scotus and the Possibility of Moral Motivation; 9 Butler on Virtue, Self-Interest, and Human Nature; 10 Virtue Ethics and the Charge of Egoism; B. Morality as Indistinguishable from Self-Interest. 11 Morality, Self, and Others; 12 Why It's Bad to.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. The morality of self-interest by Robert G. Olson,Cited by: Morality and Self-Interest Paul Bloomfield. Ever since "Know Thyself" was inscribed at Delphi, 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. Ancient ethical theories do not, like many modern ethical theories, recognize a gap in the theory between morality and self‐interest. Rather, self‐interest, developed into an appropriate concern with one's happiness, will already incorporate other‐concern, which in the different theories has different scope.

The relationship between morality and self-interest is a perennial one in philosophy. For Plato, Hobbes, Kant, Aristotle, Hume, Machiavelli, and Nietzsche, it lay at the heart of moral theory. This text introduces the topic and looks at its place in philosophical history.

Ideally, discussion on this book will challenge these beliefs. Furthermore, children may realize that many aspects are involved in making a moral decision (i.e., self-interest, the well-being of others, and obligations associated with one’s role). Loving Life: The Morality of Self-Interest and the Facts that Support It.

1, likes 1 talking about this. A Concise Introduction to Ayn Rand's EthicsFollowers: 1K. Keywords: morality, reasons, self‐interest, well‐being Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service.

Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and : Joseph Raz.Morality and self-interest. [Paul Bloomfield;] -- The relationship between morality and self-interest is a perennial one in philosophy. For Plato, Hobbes, Kant, Aristotle Hume, Machiavelli, and Nietzsche, it lay at the heart of moral theory.

The Morality of Self-Interest by David P. Goldman June America has a moral obligation to allies and a moral interest in the welfare of people who are linked to our civil society—Christians in the global South, for example. But we have no obligation toward states and peoples who have no part in our civic love.