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egoist

[ē′gō·ist, eg′-]
1 a selfish person, one who seeks to satisfy his or her own interests at the expense of others. See also egotist.
2 a person who believes in or acts in accordance with the concept that all conscious action is justifiably motivated by self-interest. egoistic, egoistical, adj.
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Additionally, it will test all of these contextual factors simultaneously in one path model, allowing for the opportunity to see which factors influence empathy, which influence egoistic motives, and whether empathy or oneness is the stronger predictor with these contextual factors in the model.
Are the perceived Egoistic, Benevolent and Principled ethical climates linked to two different views of CSR, Shareholders and Stakeholders, and organizational commitment levels among Christian hospital employees as the first-order factors?
These coefficients reflected that awareness of consequences, ascription of responsibility, and personal norms showed the strongest relationship with the discriminant function whereas egoistic value orientations demonstrated a weaker relationship.
2014) If a good has egoistic product characteristics that do not achieve egoistic reasons, consumers will have reduced desires to buy the good irrespective of the environmental product characteristics.
In his latest article on the Daily Beast, Varadarajan claimed the best way to discipline the egoistic Russian leader is not through economic sanction, but putting his crowning glory in shambles - the cancellation of the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
Why does Socrates accept the challenge of offering an egoistic defense of justice in the Republic on what seem (and have often taken by scholars to be) egoistic terms?
An egoistic employee's probability of performing in the public sphere augments in his slowness.
In [15], the authors propose an approach to design the precoding vectors at each data stream in the framework of game theory that aims to provide a compromise between egoistic beamforming gain at the intended receiver; and altruistic alignment and cancellation of the interference created towards other receivers.
He considers Proudhon's understanding of anarchy and social cohesion in contrast to hegemonic realist and Hobbesian assumptions about the chaos of egoistic individuals, but also in light of Rousseau, Kant, and Comte.
They see no indication, given our egoistic dispositions, that people will voluntarily make the requisite sacrifices.
That truly shows the way of life: One has to be deeply rooted to the earth and be practical without being jealous, egoistic, selfish and overambitious that hurts others.
Here readers will encounter a gullible journalist who falls for the 40-year-old stripper he profiles in a magazine; a faithless husband who abandons his family and joins a support group for lost souls; a merciless prosecuting attorney grappling with the suicide of his gay son; an aging misanthrope who must make amends to five former victims; an egoistic naval hero haunted by apparitions of his dead wife and a mysterious little girl.