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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..


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..


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..


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..


Ethics 101

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

ISBN 10 : 9781507204948
ISBN 13 : 1507204949

Explore the mysteries of morality and the concept of right and wrong with this accessible, engaging guide featuring basic facts along with an overview of modern-day issues ranging ..


The Possibility Of Altruism

Pub Date : 2016-11-22 | Author : Thomas Nagel | Publisher : Princeton University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781400884490
ISBN 13 : 1400884497

Just as there are rational requirements on thought, there are rational requirements on action. This book defends a conception of ethics, and a related conception of human nature, a..