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The Morality of Happiness$
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Julia Annas

Print publication date: 1995

Print ISBN-13: 9780195096521

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2003

DOI: 10.1093/0195096525.001.0001

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Self‐Interest and Morality

Self‐Interest and Morality

(p.322) 14 Self‐Interest and Morality
The Morality of Happiness

Julia Annas (Contributor Webpage)

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Ancient ethical theories do not, like many modern ethical theories, recognize a gap in the theory between morality and self‐interest. Rather, self‐interest, developed into an appropriate concern with one's happiness, will already incorporate other‐concern, which in the different theories has different scope.

Keywords:   ancient ethical theories, happiness, modern ethical theories, morality, self‐interest

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