Posts Tagged ‘self interest’

I, Pencil: The Free Market at Work

Thursday, November 15th, 2012

“I, Pencil,” a great short video by the Competitive Enterprise Institute, uses the deceptively simple pencil to illustrate how the free market spontaneously organizes self-interested individuals and resources across the globe, as if directed by an invisible hand:

CEE Interview with Douglas Den Uyl

Monday, September 19th, 2011

Dr. Stephen Hicks, CEE’s executive director, talks with guest speaker Douglas Den Uyl about the essence of capitalism.

Three essays on ethics by David Kelley

Thursday, May 15th, 2008

Three essays by philosopher David Kelley on morality and freedom: Altruism and Capitalism; Two Strains of Altruism; and Generosity and Self-Interest. Dr. Kelley spoke at Rockford College last year.