tuism


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tuism

(ˈtjuːɪzəm)
n
the practice of putting the interests of another before one's own
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tuism

1. the use of the second person, as in apostrophe.
2. in certain languages, the use of the familiar second person in cases where the formal third person is usually found and expected.
3. an instance of such use.
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Differently put, tuism is consistent with altruism, but it doesn't entail it.
On the distinction between tuism and non-tuism and the role it plays in game-theoretic accounts of social arrangements, see Wein, S.