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How to Argue for Libertarianism

by George H. Smith on Nov 18, 2016

Smith discusses some common problems encountered by libertarians when they defend their political beliefs in arguments.

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To PC or Not to PC

by Sharon Presley on Nov 10, 2016

Political correctness isn’t a good reason to support something—or to oppose it.

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Some Very Good Reasons Not to Vote

by Aaron Ross Powell and Trevor Burrus on Nov 8, 2016

It’s not worth getting your hands dirty to do something so ineffective.

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Authorities and Fallibility

by George H. Smith on Nov 4, 2016

Smith discusses the crucial difference between science and philosophy, and how human fallibility has been used to defend skepticism.

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Roaring Dinosaurs and Incorrect Beliefs

by George H. Smith on Oct 28, 2016

Smith discusses the inevitability of holding some false beliefs and what can be done to minimize this problem.

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Occupational Licensing and Inequality

by David S. D’Amato on Oct 24, 2016

Some argue occupational licensing fixes an information inequality between producers and consumers. It actually unfairly privileges incumbent firms.

 

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The Moral Implications of Beliefs

by George H. Smith on Oct 14, 2016

Smith discusses the claim that some beliefs are immoral and the role of credibility in choosing our beliefs.

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Belief and Doubt

by George H. Smith on Oct 7, 2016

Smith discusses various meanings of “belief” and “doubt.”