The Evolution of Western Individualism, Part II of II

Wanderer Above the Sea of Fog (1818) by Caspar David Friedrich
At the December 11, 2018 meeting of Owl & Ibis yours truly presented Part II of II of The Evolution of Western Individualism, "Individualism in the 20th and 21st Centuries, A Closer Look." A PDF of the evening's slideshow is here.

This presentation was Part II of II of The Evolution of Western Individualism. The following handouts were given at the meeting – Handout 1, Handout 2. As always, comments and questions about the presentation, slideshow and handouts are welcome. Topics covered during the presentation included:

Recap of Part I
Collectivism as a Reactionary Force
Measuring Individualism/Collectivism by Geert Hofstede
The Historical Spread of Individualism Beyond the West
Objectivism by Ayn Rand
Individualism in the U.S.
The Modern Rise of Individualism Outside the West
Neoliberalism & Individualism by Noam Chomsky
Closing Thoughts
   Individualism-Group Equilibrium
   Individualism and Morality
Individualism by John Steinbeck
Individualism by Oscar Wilde 

The PDF for Part I, "From the East African Rift to Silicon Valley," is here.


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