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The Virtue of Selfishness Essay Topics & Writing Assignments

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Describe Ayn Rand's philosophy on Objectivism as stated in her essay on objectivist ethics. What are the main ideas of Objectivist ethics?

From what you know of Rand and her relationship with Branden, is it possible for a person to care for other human beings without violating the theory of Objectivism? Explain.

Explain what the term "rational morality" means in regard to Ayn Rand's theory of Objectivism.

Nathaniel Branden claims that moralists and mystics contribute to the destruction of one's mental health. Explain his reasoning on this topic, regarding how morality and mysticism are directly related to one's mental health. Cite examples from the text to support your response.

Explain self-interest and its connection to reason as well as in terms of the choices one may make when motivated by self-interest.

In one of her essays, Rand mentions the notion of "moral grayness." What is moral grayness according...

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