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Self-Fulfillment.

Author: Alan Gewirth
Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2001.
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Cultures around the world have regarded self-fulfillment as the ultimate goal of human striving and as the fundamental test of the goodness of a human life. The ideal has also been criticized, however, as egotistical or as so value-neutral that it fails to distinguish between, for example, self-fulfilled sinners and self-fulfilled saints. Alan Gewirth presents here a systematic and highly original study of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Gewirth, Alan.
Self-Fulfillment.
Princeton : Princeton University Press, ©2001
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Gewirth
ISBN: 9781400822744 1400822742
OCLC Number: 705527049
Description: 1 online resource (246 pages)
Contents: Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents.

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Cultures around the world have regarded self-fulfillment as the ultimate goal of human striving and as the fundamental test of the goodness of a human life. The ideal has also been criticized, however, as egotistical or as so value-neutral that it fails to distinguish between, for example, self-fulfilled sinners and self-fulfilled saints. Alan Gewirth presents here a systematic and highly original study of self-fulfillment that seeks to overcome these and other arguments and to justify the high place that the ideal has been accorded. He does so by developing an ethical theory that ultimately g.

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