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The Ethics Of Altruism

Pub Date : 2004-02-19 | Author : Jonathan Seglow | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781135754891
ISBN 13 : 1135754896

'The chief problem of human life', wrote Auguste Comte, 'is the subordination of egoism to altruism.' This collection examines the nature and value of altruism as a moral virtue, r..


Ethics 101

Pub Date : 2017-11-07 | Author : Brian Boone | Publisher : Simon and Schuster

ISBN 10 : 9781507204931
ISBN 13 : 1507204930

"Ethics 101 offers an exciting look into the history of moral principles that dictate human behavior. This easy-to-read guide presents the key concepts of ethics in fun, straightfo..


The Virtue Of Selfishness

Pub Date : 1964-11-01 | Author : Ayn Rand | Publisher : Penguin

ISBN 10 : 1101137223
ISBN 13 : 9781101137222

A collection of essays that sets forth the moral principles of Objectivism, Ayn Rand's controversial, groundbreaking philosophy. Since their initial publication, Rand's fictional w..


Altruism

Pub Date : 2007-11-01 | Author : Niall Scott | Publisher : McGraw-Hill Education (UK)

ISBN 10 : 9780335235261
ISBN 13 : 0335235263

"A discussion of altruism, drawing on different disiplinary perspectives, could hardly be more timely, and this book is a thoughtful and insightful contribution to the debate." Rut..


Extraterrestrial Altruism

Pub Date : 2013-09-14 | Author : Douglas A. Vakoch | Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN 10 : 9783642377501
ISBN 13 : 3642377505

Extraterrestrial Altruism examines a basic assumption of the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI): that extraterrestrials will be transmitting messages to us for our ben..


Altruism And Christian Ethics

Pub Date : 2000-11-16 | Author : Colin Grant | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 1139430211
ISBN 13 : 9781139430210

Separated from its anchorage in religion, ethics has followed the social sciences in seeing human beings as fundamentally characterised by self-interest, so that altruism is either..


Ethical Issues In Economics

Pub Date : 1997-07-21 | Author : M. Lunati | Publisher : Springer

ISBN 10 : 9780230373587
ISBN 13 : 0230373585

A critical perspective on the foundations of economic theory showing the importance of ethical considerations and focusing in particular on altruism, cooperation and equity. Mainst..