Tom Palmer explains the ideas attached to liberal thinking and discusses the meaning of concepts such as freedom, economic freedom, equality and individual rights. He mentions how spontaneous order works, the relationship between institutions and the legal framework in which a group of individuals live and interact with each other by building social cooperation and value. He explains the benefits that liberty can provide for the development of countries and its citizens. Also, Palmer brings up the historical path of liberal movement and the influence made by ancient philosophical and economic thinkers, from Lao Tse to John Locke, passing by Saint Thomas Aquinas, Pope Innocent IV and Bartolomé de las Casas. At the end, he thanks the labor Students for Liberty has been doing around the world, and remarks the role of youth in the solution process of today's social problems.
Tom Palmer is vicepresident for International Programs at the Atlas Network…
07 de julio de 2005
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