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Metaethics, egoism, and virtue : studies in Ayn Rand's normative theory

Author: Allan Gotthelf; James G Lennox
Publisher: Pittsburgh, Pa. : University of Pittsburgh Press, ©2011.
Series: Ayn Rand Society philosophical studies.
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Metaethics, egoism, and virtue.
Pittsburgh, Pa. : University of Pittsburgh Press, ©2011
(OCoLC)891464616
Named Person: Ayn Rand; Ayn Rand; Ayn Rand
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Allan Gotthelf; James G Lennox
ISBN: 9780822944003 0822944006
OCLC Number: 617508678
Description: xi, 188 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Reasoning about ends : life as a value in Ayn Rand's ethics / Darryl Wright --
The choice to value / Allan Gotthelf --
The foundations of the ethics : objectivism and analytic philosophy / Irfan Khawaja --
Egoism and eudaimonism : replies to Khawaja / Paul Bloomfield --
Nietzsche and Rand as virtuous egoists / Christine Swanton --
Virtue and sacrifice : response to Swanton / Darryl Wright --
Rational selves, friends, and the social virtues / Helen Cullyer --
Egoistic relations with others : response to Cullyer / Tara Smith --
Virtuous egoism and virtuous altruism / Christine Swanton --
On altruism, and on the role of virtues in Rand's egoism : response to Swanton / Tara Smith --
What is included in virtue? / Lester H. Hunt --
The primacy of action in virtue : response to Hunt / Tara Smith.
Series Title: Ayn Rand Society philosophical studies.
Responsibility: Allan Gotthelf, editor ; James G. Lennox, associate editor.

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