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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Metaethics, egoism, and virtue.
Pittsburgh, Pa. : University of Pittsburgh Press, ©2011
|Named Person:||Ayn Rand; Ayn Rand; Ayn Rand|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Allan Gotthelf; James G Lennox
|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.|
This volume takes up a wide variety of metaethical issues that are important both for those who look to Rand for inspiration and those who do not. Once can hope the conversation continues, for mutual