self-determination, Nick Aikens

narrator Nick Aikens
term self-determination
duration 8:42 min
year 2014
courtesy of MG+MSUM

Opposing the proposition that we are unable to steer events in the face of higher forces such as nature and religion, thinkers such as Kant propagated that understanding our ability to ‘self-determine’ thoughts, feelings and actions (thus linking self-determination to notions of free-will) was crucial in realizing our capacity to shape events in the world. More >>>