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Cass R. Sunstein

Cass R. Sunstein is the Robert Walmsley University Professor at Harvard. From 2009 to 2012, he was Administrator of the White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs. He is coauthor of Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth, and Happiness (2009) and author of The World According to Star Wars (2016).

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Against Paternalism

by Neera K. Badhwar on Oct 19, 2015

Showing respect for others means taking their rights and their autonomy seriously, not simply being concerned for their welfare.

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The World According to Star Wars

featuring Cass R. Sunstein, Aaron Ross Powell, and Trevor Burrus on Sep 2, 2016

Cass R. Sunstein joins us this week to talk about his new book, The World According to Star Wars. How did the Star Wars franchise become a cultural touchstone?

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Constitutionalism

by Timothy Sandefur on Aug 15, 2008

Constitutionalism binds the government to a pre-decided set of rules and is favored as a form of limiting government expansion.

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Libertarianism in the Crosshairs

by Tom G. Palmer on Jul 1, 2000

Starting from the premise that mass resistance to your ideas is a sign of success, Palmer critiques several criticisms of libertarian philosophy.