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Self-interest

NiccolГІ Secchi

Self-interest

by NiccolГІ Secchi

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Published by University of Washington Press in Seattle .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementtranslated by William Reymes. Edited by Helen Andrews Kaufman.
ContributionsReymes, William, 1629-1660, tr.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPQ4634.S3 I713
The Physical Object
Paginationxxix, 106 p.
Number of Pages106
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6138465M
LC Control Number53013162
OCLC/WorldCa2211770

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About the work Glaucon, the main speaker of this reading from Plato's Republic, expresses a widely and deeply-held ethical point of view known as egoism—a view taught by a Antiphon, a sophistic contemporary of Socrates. Egoistic theories are founded on the belief that everyone acts only from the motive of self-interest. Lectures in the classical ethics of self-interest are listed. This section of our moral philosophy course surveys some of the classical ideals of life. In general, the Greeks used reason to determine how one should act in order to live well and do well in the world.

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