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Ethical egoism – which says that the ethical thing is that which brings about the greatest happiness for oneself – is a relevant ethical theory in this situation.
A PHILOSOPHER ANSWERS EVERYDAY MORAL DILEMMAS IN A TIME OF CORONAVIRUSLGBTQ-EDITORAPRIL 15, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
He spoke continually of himself, indeed, but still in enigmas; a veiled prophet of egoism.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON, VOLUME XXIROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
What delicate comprehension of everything, what a loving heart, what a complete absence of egoism!
DREAM TALES AND PROSE POEMSIVAN TURGENEV
He has attained to annihilating himself, his hateful ego; but I too; it's not from egoism, I pray not.
DREAM TALES AND PROSE POEMSIVAN TURGENEV
My sufferings, my repugnance, my feelings, all my egoism—for I know that I am an egoist—ought to be sacrificed to the family.
HONORINEHONORE DE BALZAC
And when, with cynical egoism, they have collected their unnumbered dollars, what do they do with them?
AMERICAN SKETCHESCHARLES WHIBLEY
They are not to be swept away by the bluff, the egoism of what claims to be the only "Expert Scholarship."
THE TESTIMONY OF THE BIBLE CONCERNING THE ASSUMPTIONS OF DESTRUCTIVE CRITICISMS. E. WISHARD
But I am not acting thus from egoism: an egoist would find it easier-268- and smoother not to raise this question at all.
SMOKETURGENEV IVAN SERGEEVICH
I ought not to care about small annoyances, and it is chiefly egoism that makes them annoyances.
GEORGE ELIOT'S LIFE, VOL. II (OF 3)GEORGE ELIOT
This reasoning, if one can call by so deliberate a word these leaping conclusions, was not any act of reflecting egoism.
THE ANGEL OF PAINE. F. BENSON
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WORDS RELATED TO EGOISM

  • autonomy
  • egocentricity
  • egoism
  • ipseity
  • narcissism
  • self-absorption
  • self-reliance
  • singularity
  • subjectivity
  • uniqueness
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