Stoic Virtue vs Objectivist Virtue

Ayn Rand can be characterized as a virtue ethicist. Rand claimed her virtue theory was inspired by Aristotle. Ayn Rand reinterpreted Aristotle’s eudaimonic virtue theory within the lens of rational egoism. Rand explained her virtue theory as selfish and she had in mind an enlightened selfishness. So let’s consider Rand’s selfish virtue theory. Ayn Rand’s… Continue reading Stoic Virtue vs Objectivist Virtue

Meditations translated

Meditations has been translated by many different authors. I put a list of translations of the same passage (Book 9, passage 13-15). I though this was interesting so I am posting this. Newest to oldest “Today I escaped from all bothering circumstances – or rather I threw them out. They were nothing external, but inside… Continue reading Meditations translated