On Being Selfish

What does it mean to be selfish? It is really such a bad thing? Could it, in fact, be a virtue? Michael Rosen investigates, with philosopher AC Grayling,

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What does it mean to be selfish? It is really such a bad thing? Could it, in fact, be a virtue? Michael Rosen investigates in a new three-part series.

1/3. Me, Me, Me

Joined by philosopher AC Grayling, Michael ponders whether jumping the queue at traffic lights or buying a Porsche with your wife's inheritance is simply selfishness or actually a lack of regard for the self. Then News.

Joined by philosopher AC Grayling, Michael ponders whether jumping the queue at traffic lights or buying a Porsche with your wife's inheritance is simply selfishness or actually a lack of regard for the self.

What does it mean to be selfish? It is really such a bad thing? Could it, in fact, be a virtue? Michael Rosen investigates in a new three-part series.

1/3. Me, Me, Me

Joined by philosopher AC Grayling, Michael ponders whether jumping the queue at traffic lights or buying a Porsche with your wife's inheritance is simply selfishness or actually a lack of regard for the self.

Then Shipping Forecast and Weather.

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What does it mean to be selfish? It is really such a bad thing? Could it, in fact, be a virtue? Michael Rosen investigates in a new three-part series.

2/3. Family Lore

Michael Rosen investigates the nature of selfishness. When do children learn altruism? With philosopher A C Grayling.

2/3. Family Lore. Michael Rosen investigates the nature of selfishness. When do children learn altruism? With philosopher AC Grayling. [Rpt of Sun 5.40pm]

What does it mean to be selfish? It is really such a bad thing? Could it, in fact, be a virtue? Michael Rosen investigates in a new three-part series.

2/3. Family Lore

Michael Rosen investigates the nature of selfishness. When do children learn altruism? With philosopher A C Grayling.

Then Shipping Forecast and Weather.

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3/3. A Good Deed and a Hot Bath. Michael Rosen investigates the nature of selfishness. With philosopher AC Grayling. [Rpt of Sun 5.40pm] News follows.

3/3. A Good Deed and a Hot Bath. Michael Rosen investigates the nature of selfishness. With philosopher AC Grayling. [Rpt of Sun 5.40pm]

3/3. A Good Deed and a Hot Bath. Michael Rosen investigates the nature of selfishness. With philosopher AC Grayling. [Rpt Sat 7.45pm] Then Shipping Forecast and Weather.

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01Me, Me, Me2004111420041120

Michael ponders whether jumping the queue at traffic lights or buying a Porsche with your wife's inheritance is simply selfishness or actually a lack of regard for the self.

01Me, Me, Me2004111420041120

Michael ponders whether jumping the queue at traffic lights or buying a Porsche with your wife's inheritance is simply selfishness or actually a lack of regard for the self.

02Family Lore2004112120041127

When do children learn altruism?

02Family Lore2004112120041127

When do children learn altruism?

03 LASTA Good Deed And A Hot Bath2004112820041204
03 LASTA Good Deed And A Hot Bath2004112820041204