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Ayn Rand and the virtuous egoist

Author: Tara Smith
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2006.
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Explains the fundamental virtues that Rand considers vital for a person to achieve his objective well-being.

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Smith, Tara, 1961-
Ayn Rand and the virtuous egoist.
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2006
(DLC) 2005018733
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tara Smith
ISBN: 0521860504 9780521860505 0511191650 9780511191657
OCLC Number: 94946569
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: 1. Introduction; 2. Rational egoism: a profile of its foundations and basic character; 3. The master virtue: rationality; 4. Honesty; 5. Independence; 6. Justice; 7. Integrity; 8. Productiveness; 9. Pride; 10. Implications for certain conventional virtues: charity, generosity, kindness, temperance.
Responsibility: Tara Smith.

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'The first detailed and scholarly study of Rand's conception of virtue, Tara Smith's Ayn Rand's Normative Ethics: The Virtuous Egoist is an important and timely book.' Robert Mayhew, Philosophical Read more...

 
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