This free short course drills deep into the nature of rights. You will learn in detail what rights are, where they come from, why they are needed, who has them and how. By the end you will be able to tell the difference between authentic rights and counterfeit rights. Allow 90 minutes to read the course material.
When you finish reading the course material, you are invited to take our Know Your Rights test, which completes the course. Scoring 90% or higher on our test qualifies you for free membership of Rights Institute. You can take the course and test as many times as you need to achieve 90+%. As a member of Rights Institute you receive a free membership certificate and access to our closed Facebook Group to connect with other liberty-lovers who have demonstrated their proficiency understanding the philosophy of rights, among other benefits.
This course and its material is protected by International copyright laws. Reproduction and distribution of any part of the course without written permission of Rights Institute is prohibited. All rights are reserved, 2019.
- 1. The Rights of Man
- 2. Moral space
- 3. Agape and the historical mandate for liberty
- 4. Rights vs Privileges
- 5. Nature and epistemology of rights
- 6. Rights recognition
- 7. The fundamental right, individualism and capitalism
- 8. Compossibility
- 9. Property rights: the implementary right
- 10. Individual rights versus so-called collective rights
- Summary and conclusion
- Know your rights? Take the test