Similarities and differences between psychological and ethical egoism
Posted: August 1st, 2022
||Explore the differences and similarities between psychological and ethical egoism. Is either theory viable? Why or why not? Does Plato’s Ring of Gyges story, or alternatively Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings, confirm either brand of egoism? Why or why not? If you do not subscribe to either theory, what would you advocate instead, and why? I subscribe to psychological egoism. The book is “The Moral of the Story” an introduction to ethics the sixth edition by Nina Rosenstand.