S&F in Philosophy Now: Friendship and Altruism

Hello! The following cartoon accompanied the print version of Daniel Tippen’s article: “Why Self-Interest Makes Relationships Valuable” (Issue 112 of Philosophy Now). In this article the author discusses the nature of friendship and its relationship to altruism. As altruism can take many forms, in this case it is argued that it is only genuine altruism that is the basis for true friendship.

S&F Self-Interest - web

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3 thoughts on “S&F in Philosophy Now: Friendship and Altruism

  1. That’s awesome, Mel!! Are you now a regular contributor to Philosophy Now??

    It seems reciprocal altruism makes for more balanced two-way relationships.

    I loved Finn’s reference to his foot ๐Ÿ˜‰ Ha ha!!

    Good work!

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