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,

Episodes

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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.

02Family Lore2004112120041127

When do children learn altruism?

03 LASTA Good Deed And A Hot Bath2004112820041204