• 00:00    |    
    Initial credits
  • 00:06    |    
    Introduction by Luis Figueroa
  • 00:13    |    
    What is the relationship between individualism, independence and individual rights?
    • Individualism
    • Individual rights
    • Independent thinking
  • 04:02    |    
    The Trinity of Liberty
  • 05:04    |    
    Does individualism, in this context, have a direct relation with isolation?
  • True meaning of individualism
  • 09:01    |    
    How can we explain individual rights, not based on faith or authority?
  • 09:55    |    
    Sources of the individual's moral prerogative
  • Natural rights
  • 13:23    |    
    Moral principles and values according to Ayn Rand
  • Quotes, n , Craig Biddle
  • 16:08    |    
    What do these three concepts have in common?
  • Importance of evidence for the ideology
  • 20:10    |    
    Final words
  • 20:16    |    
    Final credits

Individualism, Independence and Individual Rights

New Media  | 06 de septiembre de 2012  | Vistas: 97

Craig Biddle talks about the concepts contained in what he calls the Trinity of Liberty: individualism, individual rights and independent thinking. Individualism is the fundamental unit of moral and political concern; independent thinking is the virtue of demanding evidence for the ideas accepted; and individual rights are the prerogative to act free on one’s judgment in order to execute ideas within society. Each concept is taken into account, hierarchically, considering independent thinking to be the more fundamental. Biddle explains in detail the true meaning of these ideas and describes how they interact with one another. Finally, he concludes by illustrating the main goal of rational egoism and portrays the moral foundations and values it pursues.


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