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Altruism vs. Second-handedness

craig-biddle-altruismIn this episode of Reason at Large, Craig Biddle answers a question from Beth: “What are the relationships of and differences between altruism and second-handedness?” In answering, Biddle clarifies the respective meaning of each concept, identifying one as a theory of morality and the other as a psychological malady, discussing their essential differences and similarities, and contrasting these concepts and relationships with those of egoism and first-handedness or independent thinking.

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