A Response to Norman Barry’s “Differing Foundations in Libertarian Thought”
John Hospers was professor emeritus of philosophy at the University of Southern California. He was also the first Libertarian Party Presidential candidate in 1972.
Geoffrey Sampson is professor emeritus in the School of Informatics at the University of Sussex and is currently a research fellow at the University of South Africa. His research includes work on linguistics, computer science, and philosophy.
Nigel Ashford is senior program officer at the Institute for Humane Studies. He joined IHS from Staffordshire University where he was a professor of politics.
In this panel Hospers, Sampson, and Ashford respond to a lecture on the philosophical foundations of libertarian thought delivered by author and professor Norman Barry. That lecture can be found in full here.