Definitions for "Ethical Egoism"
level: Overview (0) [ order by level] Ethical theory postulating that an action is right if it benefits one's own self.
Always further your own interest and ignore the interest of others unless it affects your own interest.
A moral theory that, in its most common version ( universal ethical egoism) states that each person ought to act in his or her own Self-interest. Also see Psychological Egoism.