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Ayn Rand's Normative Ethics: The Virtuous Egoist, Smith, Tara
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Author Name:    Smith, Tara

Title:   Ayn Rand's Normative Ethics: The Virtuous Egoist

Binding:   PAPERBACK

Book Condition:   New

Publisher:    Cambridge University Press 

ISBN Number:   0521705460 / 9780521705462

Seller ID:   ING9780521705462

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Ayn Rand is well known for advocating egoism, but the substance of that egoism s instruction is rarely understood. Far from representing the rejection of morality, selfishness, in Rand s view, actually demands the practice of a systematic code of ethics. This book explains the fundamental virtues that Rand considers vital for a person to achieve his objective well-being: rationality, honesty, independence, justice, integrity, productiveness, and pride. Tara Smith examines what each of these virtues consists in, why it is a virtue, and what it demands of a person in practice.



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