Tag Archives: Altruism
Stephen Hicks discusses Ayn Rand’s ethical theory. This is from Part 12 of his Philosophy of Education course. Previous: Liberal politics. Next: “Primacy of Existence”. Return to the Philosophy of Education page. Return to the StephenHicks.org main page.
Stephen Hicks here discusses altruism’s solution to the Myth of Gyges. This is from Part 5 of Professor Hicks’s Philosophy of Education course. Clips 1-2: Previous: Predation’s solution: power, aggression, win/lose. Next: The Three Options Chart Return to the Philosophy … Continue reading
Here Professor Hicks develops a three-dimensional chart to contrast egoism, altruism, and predation. This is from Part 5 of his Philosophy of Education course. Previous: Altruism’s solution: selflessness, sacrifice, lose/win service to others. Next: Role models in ethics. Return to … Continue reading
My “Egoism in Nietzsche and Rand” has come out in The Journal of Ayn Rand Studies. Here is the abstract for my 43-page study: “Philosophers Friedrich Nietzsche and Ayn Rand are often identified as strong critics of altruism and arch … Continue reading
[We are reading The Fountainhead this week in my Introduction to Philosophy course, so this is a re-post for new readers this semester.] The ethics of altruism holds that others are standard of value. One is good to the extent … Continue reading