00:01    |    
Initial credits
00:24    |    
Introduction
01:06    |    
Ayn Rand's ethics
The Virtue of Selfishness, Ayn Rand
Loving Life, Craig Biddle
Books on Rand's ethics
05:00    |    
Ayn Rand's approach to ethics
05:40    |    
Values
What are values?
People's actions
Universal action
Nonliving things
Living things seek values
Achievement of goals
Quotes Ayn Rand
Existence and nonexistence
Values for life
Ultimate goal
Quotes Ayn Rand
Life is the ultimate end, values are the means
Free will
Antilife actions
Morality
Pursuit of values
Epistemology
Quotes Ayn Rand
Fallacy of the "stolen concept"
Objective standard of value
26:32    |    
The principle of egoism
Principle of own ultimate end
Individual's own life is his own ultimate end
Valid moral principles
Validity of egoism
33:07    |    
Suicide
Ethics
Means of survival
Volition
39:00    |    
Reason
Ayn Rand's science of ethics
Reason and productivity
42:00    |    
Virtues
Social parasites
Fundamental virtues
Honesty
Independence
Integrity
Justice
Pride
Life-oriented virtues
55:53    |    
Actions
Reason
Preclusion from acting on best judgment
Force
01:00:40    |    
Human life
Freedom
Degrees of force
Kinds of force Indirect force Governments
Unique reality
Incorporation of religion
01:13:40    |    
Final words
01:14:26    |    
Final credits



Share

Video:

Embed:

The Source and Nature of Rights (Part II)

26 de octubre de 2009   | Vistas: 9 |  

About this video

In this second video of a four-part seminar, Craig Biddle shows how the philosopher Ayn Rand bridged the “is-ought” gap, grounded morality in perceptual reality, and thus laid the groundwork for her objective, fact-based theory of rights.



Credits

The Source and Nature of Rights (Part II)
Ayn Rand's Objectivist Ethics and Theory of Rights
Craig Biddle

Student Center, CE-200
Universidad Francisco Marroquín
Guatemala, October 26, 2009

New Media - UFM production.  Guatemala, November 2009
Camera: Joni Vasquez; digital editing: Mynor de León; index: Sergio Bustamante; synopsis: Craig Biddle; index reviser: Jennifer Keller; publication: Mario Pivaral/Carlos Petz




Craig Biddle writes and lectures on philosophical and political issues from an objectivist perspective, Objectivism, which is the philosophy created…

IDEAS DE LA LIBERTAD

Nuestra misión es la enseñanza y difusión de los principios éticos, jurídicos y económicos de una sociedad de personas libres y responsables.

Universidad Francisco Marroquín