Egoism and Altruism

Feb 3rd, 2012
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Psychological egoism claims that whatever we do, we do out of self-interest. Give an example of an act you think is not done out of self-interest, and explain how the psychological egoist might try to interpret that act as selfish.

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Egoism and Altruism:Psychological egoism claims that whatever we do, we do out of self-interest. Give an example of an act you think is not done out of self-interest, and explain how the psychological egoist might try to interpret that act as selfish.Psychological egoism gives us suggestion that our actions are strong-minded by self-interest. An operation that I would not judge selfish is lending my friends currency to pay an invoice. To me this seems like generous proceeds due to the reality that there is no assistance from lending the capital. In reality, it would be moderately the contr

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