In Defense of Selfishness

Peter Schwartz talks about his book In Defense of Selfishness: Why the Code of Self-Sacrifice is Unjust and Destructive, in which he… read more

In Defense of Selfishness Peter Schwartz talks about his book In Defense of Selfishness: Why the Code of Self-Sacrifice is Unjust and Destructive, in which he explains the rationale for self-interest and laissez-faire capitalism. In his book, he argues against the validation of altruism and says that the freedom to focus on ourselves has positive trickle down effects. close

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In Defense of Selfishness

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Program ID:
326599-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Speech
Location:
New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Jul 11, 2015 | 4:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Sep 13, 2015 | 8:51am EDT | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Jul 11, 2015 | 4:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 13, 2015 | 4:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 19, 2015 | 8:54pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 17, 2015 | 6:30am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 17, 2015 | 6:30am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 13, 2015 | 8:51am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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