Mises stated that when people recognise and work towards their own goals they recognise the importance of cooperation, voluntary exchange and division of labor And that these social phenomena are ...
This question is assuming that such a thing as 'progress' exists, but let's assume for this instance that it does. It is encouraged in our society to embrace and adapt to individualism because doing ...
In common western philosophy, what does it mean when we say such and such things are individual things? Also could someone give examples of individual things and non-individual things?
One of the fundamental principles of the Austrian school of economics, particularly the kind promoted by Ludwig von Mises and Murray Rothbard, is methodological individualism, according to which the ...
After mentioning Kierkegaard's leveling and mathematical equality concepts, this passage is quoted: The individual no longer belongs to God, to himself, to his beloved, to his art or to his ...
Is there a name for the philosophy of increasing happiness more than reducing it is the only moral good?
I recently answered this question on the ethical duty to help educate others, where I wrote: I feel like if a person increases "happiness" more in his life then he decreases the "happiness" then ...
Is it fair to characterise Ayn Rands philosophy 'Objectivism' as a blending of Nietzsche's Übermensch and American individualism?
I said this to a friend once, but told her to keep it quiet as I couldn't back it up as I haven't read any of her works, nor even a solid introduction. I formed my snap judgement on the basis of a ...
Can a person be Psychological Egoist and Ethical Egoist at the same time? Or those terms are not mutually exclusive and one can be both?