The Source and Nature of Rights (Part IV)

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About this video

In this fourth video of a four-part seminar, Craig Biddle shows that, whereas egoism (the morality of self-interest) underlies and gives rise to the principle of individual rights, altruism (the morality of self-sacrifice) undermines and contradicts the principle of rights. Mr. Biddle then closes the seminar with a discussion of the difference between objective rights and “natural” or “intrinsic” rights.


The Source and Nature of Rights (Part IV)
Craig Biddle

Student Center, CE-200
Universidad Francisco Marroquín
Guatemala, October 27, 2009

New Media - UFM production.  Guatemala, January 2010
Camera: Joni Vasquez; digital editing: Adrián Méndez; index: Sergio Bustamante; synopsis: Craig Biddle; index reviser: Jennifer Keller; publication: Mario Pivaral/Carlos Petz

Craig Biddle writes and lectures on philosophical and political issues from an objectivist perspective, Objectivism, which is the philosophy created…


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