Michael Huemer joins us this week for a discussion on political authority, political obligation, and political legitimacy.
Michael Huemer is a professor of philosophy at the University of Colorado, Boulder. He writes about on philosophical skepticism, the problem of induction, ethical intuitionism, free will, and deontological ethics, and has taught courses in ethics, social philosophy, logic, epistemology, philosophy of science, and metaphysics.
Matt Zwolinski joins us to talk about pollution. What does it mean for libertarians to treat pollution as a violation of property rights?
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.
Aaron and Trevor have a discussion about the political authority of the state. Should one obey the government? Is there a compelling reason to?
Matthew Feeney joins us for a general discussion on the value of philosophy. Why is philosophy important? How do you learn to think philosophically?
Peter T. Leeson joins us this week to discuss rational choice theory as it applies to self-governance. What happens in the absence of government?