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self-regard

(sĕlf′rĭ-gärd′)
n.
1. Consideration of oneself or one's interests.
2. Self-respect.
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In other words, the template of respect gives primary emphasis to other-regarding concern, with self-regarding concern being derivative, whereas the template of responsibility gives primary emphasis to self-regarding concern, with other-regarding concern being derivative.
Meaningfulness is pure and self-regarding feeling, the NutraSweet of the inner life.
But (and it's an important but) wasn't it also a little too self-regarding, less humble lark than richly-coloured peacock?
The co-author of the report, Professor John Helliwell, said: "What's special about the UAE is their cooperative approach to governance among the Emirates and the way in which they're adopting an approach to interA[degrees]national development that's not self-regarding."
They consider the requirements of agency Aristotle imposes for voluntary choices, three difference kinds of frienship Aristotle outlines (useful, pleasurable, and ethical), conflicting accounts of voluntary actions in the Eudemian and Nicomachean Ethics, how Aristotle's view of friendship is self-regarding with little room for altruism, the pleasure of thinking together, and on the connection or lack thereof between luck and eudaimonia.
First, brace ourselves for a deluge of self-regarding and unctuous propaganda which will make silly claim after silly claim for the Olympic Games to possess all sorts of special powers to bring people together, heal divisions - racial, geographic, political, religious and economic - and make the world a better place.
"But we consider them to be above all way too arrogant, aggressive, flirtatious, stressed, chauvinistic, snobbish, and self-regarding than other French people," it was added.
Self-regarding duties refer to a realm of duties that primarily concern oneself and include professional growth and maintenance of competence, preservation of wholeness of character, and personal integrity.
The awkward, self-regarding teenage poetry of Brett's lyrics are still very much in evidence.
Lean and handsome, San Francisco Ballet principal Ruben Martin, 28, seems the perfect embodiment of Robbins' feline, self-regarding Narcissus, evoking a lazy, summertime encounter with an economy of movement.
Miller has an abrasive, defensive, and extravagantly self-regarding personality shared by many investigative journalists, particularly those not totally secure with themselves, and she wears her patriotism on her sleeve.
Could the reason be that he came from Dingle, missed school so was not fawned over by the pseudo-intelligent self-regarding critical elite and was not handsome enough for the suburban snobs with their effete pretensions?