Matthew Feeney joins us for a general discussion on the value of philosophy. Why is philosophy important? How do you learn to think philosophically?
Michael Munger joins us for a discussion on the nature of voluntary choice in economics.
Michael Tanner joins us to talk about the national debt and America’s various entitlement programs and their implications on the country’s future.
John C. Goodman, the “Father of Health Savings Accounts,” joins us for a discussion on the American health care system.
Jason Kuznicki joins us to discuss the left-leaning tendencies of public intellectuals.
Matt Zwolinski joins us for a discussion on Lysander Spooner’s “Letter to Grover Cleveland,” which Spooner wrote in the last year of his life.
Christopher Preble examines ways in which an aggressive foreign policy aids the growth of government.
Katherine Mangu-Ward joins us to talk about the “libertarian moment” and the past and future of libertarianism more broadly.
Andrew Jason Cohen joins us for a discussion on toleration—what does it mean to be tolerant? What should be tolerated? Are we becoming less tolerant?
Jennifer L. Lawless joins us for a discussion about why young people in America seem to be almost wholly uninterested in running for electoral office.
Berin Szoka joins us to discuss what the “net neutrality” movement stands for and why the online community is so angry about the state of the Internet.
Ronald Bailey talks about environmental “doomsayers.” Their apocalyptic predictions change, but their solutions remain the same: more government control.
Jonah Goldberg joins us for a discussion on what unites intellectual conservatives and libertarians and the history of the political left.
Jason Kuznicki, Grant Babcock, and Aaron Powell discuss the first part of Murray Rothbard’s book The Ethics of Liberty.
Ted Galen Carpenter and Malou Innocent join us for a discussion on America’s history of making foreign policy alliances with corrupt regimes.
Edward Peter Stringham joins us for a discussion on his new book, Private Governance: Creating Order in Economic and Social Life.
George H. Smith joins us for a discussion on the life of his friend and colleague, Roy A. Childs, Jr.
Timothy Sandefur joins us for a discussion on political philosophy in the Star Trek science fiction franchise.