00:01    |    
Initial credits
00:06    |    
Arguments on the incompetence to handle freedom
02:00    |    
Quotes  Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth, and Happiness, Richard H. Thaler and Cass R. Sunstein
02:49    |    
Basic social rules
06:11    |    
06:28    |    
Human nature
08:07    |    
Purpose of rules
09:40    |    
Universality of ethics
10:21    |    
Dynamism of laws
11:15    |    
Arguments on wealth as a social creation 
11:59    |    
Quotes Elizabeth Warren
Social debt
Role of prices
Causality and means distortion
Unpaid debt
Intergenerational problems
Social individuals
Wealth creation
Nature of obligations
23:47    |    
Quotes Crito, Plato
25:56    |    
Civil disobedience
28:17    |    
Slavery justification
31:18    |    
Social compact argument
32:18    |    
Value is not of the material world
32:38    |    
Quotes Milestones, Sayyid Qutb
Immaterial world
37:12    |    
Forced spirituality
38:54    |    
Metaphysical debate
41:04    |    
Western philosophy
43:29    |    
Christian morality
44:35    |    
Final words
44:54    |    
Final credits




On the Best Arguments Against Free Market Capitalism (Part III)

05 de noviembre de 2011   | Vistas: 9 |   Capitalism Economy Ethics Free Market

During the third part of this lecture, Stephen Hicks continues to present arguments against free market capitalism. This time, he focuses on the disputed capability of human beings to control their freedom – an argument that specifically supports paternalism. He speaks about the role that society has in the creation of wealth, based on the false premise of debt as a social condition. He also analyses the metaphysical aspects from the religious point of view. These ideas condemn any type of liberty and search obedience as a supreme value, which essentially collides with the ethics and morals of a free society, formed by responsible individuals.

Stephen Hicks is professor of philosophy and executive director of the Center for Ethics and Entrepreneurship at Rockford College. He…


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