Study Questions for Thomas Sowell -A Conflict of Visions: Ideological Origins of Political Struggles
1) This is the opening quote by Bertrand Russell on the page immediately preceding the
Content Page. For man, wherever he goes, is encompassed b
Study Questions TMS Part VI
(Moral Foundations of Capitalism Course: Answer the highlighted
questions #9-12 only.)
1. What are the three levels that nature intends us to arrive at to secure our
2. Why isnt prudence one of the highes
Study Questions TMS Pt. IV
What is it about beauty and utility that everyone has noticed?
What is Humes view of the relationship between beauty and utility?
What does Smith think is his original contribution to this topic?
How does the w
WN Study Questions: Book 1 Chapters 1,2 and 3
Book I - Of the Causes of Improvement in the productive Powers of Labour, and of the Order
according to which its Produce is naturally distributed among the different Ranks of the People
Chapter I - Of the Div
What is Capitalism? By Ayn Rand
1. Rand bemoans the movement from studying man to studying society. Rand
notes that the field of political economy attempts to study social systems
without reference to man or the individual. In 20th-century philosophy,
Rand, Ayn. Capitalism: The Unknown Ideal, Appendix: The Nature of Government
1. Rand states that A social environment is most conducive to their
[mans] successful survival but only on certain conditions What are
2. What is required if ma
Rand, Ayn. Mans Rights in Capitalism: The Unknown Ideal, Appendix: Mans Rights
Rand aligns capitalism with a free society. What is her reasoning?
What are individual rights according to Rand?
What is the dominant ethic according to Rand in man