On the next Philosophy in Action Radio, I'll answer questions on responsibility for a child, career without aptitude, and more. The live broadcast begins at 8 am PT / 9 MT / 10 CT / 11 ET on Sunday, 14 June 2015. If you can't attend live, be sure to listen to the podcast later.


Relationship

  • Q&A: Winning Friends and Influencing People: 10 Nov 2013, Question 1
  • Question: Should a person try to "win friends and influence people"? In the classic book How to Win Friends and Influence People, Dale Carnegie offers a wide range of advice on how to get what you want from other people. Some of this seems manipulative or second-handed, but is that right? Is the advice in the book of genuine value to a rational egoist seeking honest trade with others?

    Tags: Communication, Egoism, Ethics, Relationship, Respect, Self-Interest


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