Transcript
  • 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
    • Degrees of force
    • Kinds of force
    • Governments
    • Unique reality
    • Incorporation of religion
  • 01:13:40    |    
    Final words
  • 01:14:26    |    
    Final credits


The Source and Nature of Rights (Part II)

New Media  | 26 de octubre de 2009  | Vistas: 16

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




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