00:00    |    
Initial credits
00:06    |    
Introduction by Luis Figueroa
00:12    |    
What is the most misinterpreted concept in Objectivism?
03:58    |    
Is the understanding of selfishness as a virtue, a matter of semantics or is it deeper?
05:38    |    
Is altruism different from benevolence?
08:15    |    
Is being selfish easy?
09:32    |    
Where could a student begin to understand Ayn Rand's philosophy?
Quote, The Fountainhead, Ayn Rand
Quote, The Virtue of Selfishness, Ayn Rand
Quote, Objectivism: The Philosophy of Ayn Rand, Leonard Peikoff
11:53    |    
Final words 
11:58    |    
Final credits




Selfishness: Right or Wrong?

06 de agosto de 2013   | Vistas: 7 |  

While conversing with Luis Figueroa, Yaron Brook explains the true concept of self-interest, according to Ayn Rand's philosophy, listing the virtues that define it, such as rationality, honesty, integrity, pride, and productiveness, which all together lead to human flourishing. He argues that contrary to what detractors claim, taking care of oneself can only lead to construction, instead of destruction. Brook concludes by suggesting reading materials for students to fully grasp the ideology of Ayn Rand.

Yaron Brook is President and Executive Director of the Ayn Rand Institute. He speaks at universities and corporations, promoting Ayn…


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