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Aeon Skoble

Aeon J. Skoble is Professor of Philosophy at Bridgewater State University focussing his research on issues that include theories of rights, the nature and justification of authority, classical theories of happiness, and theories of legal interpretation.

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Popping Techno-Utopian Bubbles

featuring Paul Matzko, Will Duffield, and Peter Van Doren on Nov 15, 2018

Peter Van Doren explains that debates over the use of new technologies typically focus on ethics rather than efficacy.

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Mill, John Stuart (1806-1873)

by Aeon Skoble on Aug 15, 2008

John Stuart Mill was a philosopher best known for his contributions to a free-market, more freedom-oriented view of utilitarianism.

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Individualist Anarchism

by Aeon Skoble on Aug 15, 2008

Individualist anarchism holds that government does not offer any service that the market could not, making the state unnecessary and disruptive.

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Negative Rights vs. Positive Rights

featuring Aeon Skoble on Jun 21, 2011

Prof. Aeon Skoble describes the key differences between positive and negative rights.