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Ayn Rand's normative ethics : the virtuous egoist

Author: Tara Smith
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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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Named Person: Ayn Rand; Ayn Rand; Ayn Rand; Ayn Rand
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Tara Smith
ISBN: 0521860504 9780521860505 9780521705462 0521705460
OCLC Number: 60971741
Description: x, 318 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Rational egoism : a profile of its foundations and basic character --
The master virtue : rationality --
Honesty --
Independence --
Justice --
Integrity --
Productiveness --
Pride --
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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