Reading Adam Bede in light of Keats's "Ode to Psyche" reveals how Hetty's mythologizing further allows Hetty to indulge her egoism
To see what I mean, consider the views of a philosopher who accepts the possibility that egoism
can be ethical, or that egoistic ethics can exist, J.
We're rightly committed to the use of reason toward gaining the good life, but to really flourish in our short time here on Earth, it's our interpersonal connections and all the associated loves, hopes, dreams, and the vulnerabilities within these friendships that give us reference points for meaning and purpose, that help us expand outwards beyond mere egoism
towards our highest and noblest aspirations.
Ryan realized his mistake and tried to worm his way out of his recorded statements of support and the image of Rand and her philosophy of egoism
There is something in the teachings of this Jewish White Russian preacher of extreme egoism
that appeals to the primitive American myths of rugged individualism, gun-toting Wild West self-reliance, suspicion of the domination-hungry state (going back to King George the Third).
Bloomfield sees Rand as working on a 'shared, rough idea of "the good life"' (75), and he draws attention to many characters in the history of philosophy (including recent contemporaries) to show that her egoism
is not so much in contrast to the mainstream.
While ethical principles and judgments may be approached utilizing several normative theories, three are of particular interest in an examination of the relationship between age, moral development, and ethical decision making: egoism
, utilitarianism, and justice.
ALTHOUGH large numbers of staff have lost, or about to lose, their council jobs, Coun Whitby and his cabinet are full of egoism
in still producing the costly Forward magazine which very few people read.
Resolving the Sahara issue is an easy thing if we deal with it objectively, beyond egoism
or Soviet Marxism old-fashioned ideas," the book said.
16 /PRNewswire/ -- Top executives around the world agree egoism
tops the list of reasons why team's don't work, according to the Study on Teams released by Egon Zehnder International, a global executive search firm.
Civic Union leader Girts Valdis Kristovskis, in his speech, gave his assessment of the political situation in Latvia: "Twenty years since renewal of independence, we are faced with bitterness and despair, the ideals of the reawakening have been annihilated by the cynicism of political parties, the selfish interests of certain groups, egoism
Jan Narveson (Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Philosophy, University of Waterloo, Ontario) presents This Is Ethical Theory, a straightforward analysis of ethics and moral theory that covers perspectives including utilitarianism, natural law, egoism
, virtue ethics, moral relativism, intuitionism, emotivism, prescriptivism, and more.