In one of his very worst philosophical leaps, Locke treats chattel slavery in the Atlantic world as a mere extension of war.
By trolling the English Court, John Lilburne helped reestablish all sorts of fundamental rights to the English legal tradition.
Originalism in all its various forms has been a pretense for defending one’s preferred legal conclusions.
Disproven claims of pornography’s harm don’t justify the exclusion of sexuality from public life.
How far should we go to fight societal injustice?
Empire-building abroad is incompatible with domestic liberty.
Video games have extensive compelling narratives that gives the player a degree of agency that is not present in watching movies or reading books.
After crushing Filmer’s absolutist patriarchy, Locke begins to build up his own set of justifications for the state.
In addition to being a poet, William Cullen Bryant was a mentor for a consistent name on our show, William Leggett.
Mary Wollstonecraft’s political philosophy and feminist thought were shaped by her beliefs about human nature.
England’s Magna Carta enshrined fundamental rights and liberties in the western legal tradition—but how was the Charter created and why?
If you make food that is indisputably safe, using appropriate methods, Linnekin argues that there is no need for the government to intervene.
We explore who Jim Cantrell is, when he became mesmerized by outer space, & how he hopes to transform the space economy.
We explore the largely unregulated wearable tech industry that creates innovative products and apps designed to help us live healthier happy lives.
Free markets are base requirements for complex and developing civilizations. In this new series, Ibrahim Anoba surveys the evidence from ancient Africa.
On an educational trip to Poland to learn about the Holocaust, the author came face-to-face with modern hatred of Jews.
Lincoln is idolized for the Emancipation Proclamation, but he also should be scrutinized for his support of colonization of freed slaves.
Drug prohibition, which drives the black market, makes it harder for rational people to take advantage of drugs they find necessary, argues Jeff Miron.