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Virtue Selfishness

Ayn Rand

Virtue Selfishness

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Published by Penguin USA (P) .
Written in English


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Signet Shakespeare

The Physical Object
Number of Pages152
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7573287M
ISBN 100451173988
ISBN 109780451173980
OCLC/WorldCa263627490


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(Decem ) Introduction, by Ayn Rand Altruism holds that any concern with one's own interest is evil. Whereas selfishness cares more about the values than it does about the beneficiary, altruism cares more.

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