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Ethics and Egoism

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Department
Philosophy
Course
PHILOS 2YY3
Professor
V Igneski
Semester
Winter

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Ethics and EgoismPsychological Egoism We always act in our own selfinterestEthical Egoism Each person ought to pursue their selfinterest exclusively What Hobbes a Psychological Egoist Some passages do support this He could have been a psychological egoist Many scholars argue that he had a more sophisticated view he talks about pity honour courage as motivators that it is uncharitable to view Hobbes as a psychological egoist Hobbes being an egoist creates problems for his viewHow does one construct a moral theory from EgoismUpon first reflection it would seem under egoism we only have duties for our
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