(Kay) According to James Rachels, there are two ego’s that need to be discussed and refuted: Psychological “Egoism and Moral Skepticism. Oxford University Press USA publishes scholarly works in all academic disciplines, bibles, music, children’s books, business books, dictionaries, reference. James Rachels: Egoism and Moral Scepticism. Page history last edited by Kathleen Tang 9 years, 10 months ago. Review Questions. Explain the legend of .

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History of Western Philosophy. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. Rachel discusses two arguments for psychological egoism. To turn text into a link, highlight the text, then click on a page or file from the list above. People do things or do what they have interest in only. There are also arguments for psychological egoism.


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This entry has no external links. From the word ego, this may include morality in the standpoint against egoism.

I Agree Rachels!

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Both, though, are hard concepts to believe anyone racheld the human race can truly hold. You must be logged in to post a comment.

What questions about morality are raised by the story? In my opinion, they are.

This site uses cookies. Maybe a view about morality in a non-conventional manner. Moderate Classy Pyrrhonian Moral Scepticism.

Egotistic people are not really morally correct, so I assume this chapter will include views against these kind of people. How can the egoist reply? This entry was posted in Meta-Ethics.

Andrew Reisner – – Problema 4: Find it on Scholar. So this part of the chapter is all about Egoism and Moral Skepticism. Genuine egoist is the people who care for others before themselves.


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It was a very selfish act. The reason one ought not to do actions that would hurt other people is: Egoism and the Publicity of Reason: All men are selfish.

Distinguish between psychological and ethical egoism. A Reply to Korsgaard. South-Western, Cengage Learning, Martinson – – Journal of Mass Media Ethics 9 2: Pages Images and files. But what if the self-interest of a person is to simple help others?

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