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Enlightened self-interest and the liberal spirit.

D. Hobart Houghton

Enlightened self-interest and the liberal spirit.

by D. Hobart Houghton

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Published by South African Institutute of Race Relations in Johannesburg .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Liberalism,
  • Self-interest,
  • South Africa -- Race relations.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesThe Alfred and Winifred Hoernlé memorial lecture, 1970, Hoernlé memorial lecture -- 1970
    ContributionsSouth African Institute of Race Relations
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHM276 H78
    The Physical Object
    Pagination17p.
    Number of Pages17
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18493074M

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    Enlightenment, French siècle des Lumières (literally “century of the Enlightened”), German Aufklärung, a European intellectual movement of the 17th and 18th centuries in which ideas concerning God, reason, nature, and humanity were synthesized into a worldview that gained wide assent in the West and that instigated revolutionary developments in art, philosophy, and . In philosophy. Philosophical concepts concerned with self-interest include: Enlightened self-interest, a philosophy which states that acting to further the interests of others also serves one's own self-interest.; Ethical egoism, the ethical position that moral agents ought to do what is in their own self-interest.; Hedonism, the school of ethics which argues that pleasure is the only.

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