egoist


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a conceited, self-centered person

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As rational egoists, we want to live in a world where people are kind and considerate unless they have good reason not to be.
In response to the charge of naivete about human nature, the egoist will claim that egoism is concerned only with the essentials.
Closely associated with the notion that the typical egoist is myopic-that is, acts in a short-range, concrete-bound manner--is the notion that he mainly pursues pleasures and abjures pain, where pleasure is commonly conflated with that which is licentious.
He says there have been two general strategies to reconciling the texts: interpreting Socrates as egoist and as eudaemonist.
Can the egoist who reasons using statements where proper names and indexicals figure as constants be moral or ethical?
In the final section of the book, Tara Smith responds to comments about her monographs on the Objectivist ethics, most recently Ayn Rand's Normative Ethics: The Virtuous Egoist (CUP 2006; cf.
Not that President Obama has to come to India to appreciate the situation in the area, particularly Afghanistan, but his visit is an opportunity for America to have another look on its policy towards Kabul, Afghanistan is not Iraq where Washington has to disentangle itself from a war which the egoist President Bush had thrust on America.
The Egoist version's leather interior parts will be tailor-made by German master craftsmen of Seton Co.
If there is an ignorant person or an egoist or a tyrant who just wanted to make an aggression then our Defense Ministry should reach a point where it could cut off the hand of the aggressor before it decided to make an aggression," he said.
If there is an ignorant person or an egoist or a tyrant who just wanted to make an aggression then our Defence Ministry should reach a point where it could cut off the hand of the aggressor before it decided to make an aggression," he said.
Forgetting our births, we institute politics as a means of rebirthing ourselves, as a way of establishing the lie of self-sufficiency within a closed economy of egoist phallogocentrism.
McCarroll, all bratty humor and whining asides, as exactly how Project Runway fans know him to be--an insecure egoist with a quirky aesthetic and an inability to take criticism.
While this 'physiological novel theory', as Dames terms it, has been almost entirely overlooked by a literary critical tradition still in thrall to the exclusive concern with production in the theoretical formulations of Henry James and George Lukacs, its concern with the role of factors such as intermittency, periodicity, discontinuity, and acceleration in print consumption had an important impact on the form of many canonical nineteenth-century novels, and Dames offers impressive close readings of The Newcomes, Daniel Deronda, The Egoist, and New Grub Street.
No Safe Haven: Casino, Friendship, and Egoism" seeks to defend the egoist, in this case the character Nicky Santoro (Joe Pesci), against the presupposition that one who values the self above all else cannot engage in friendship that benefits both parties.
In this article, we illustrate how the CoC provides a framework for understanding how the transition from a virtuous person to an egoist can occur.