David Gordon contributes to the C4SS spontaneous order symposium.
A reply from me to all three commentators will follow, probably at the end of the week.
I just finished listening to Elizabeth Anderson’s Dewey Lecture in Law and Philosophy at the University of Chicago, on “Tom Paine and the Ironies of Social Democracy.” It’s a great lecture, and I highly recommend it to BHL readers (along with her recent interview in 3:AM here). The thesis of her […]
In the process of looking for something else this evening, I came across some remarks I delivered in 2006 as a respondent at a faculty colloquium where the main talk was given by Professor Juliet Schor from Harvard. I had forgotten about them and upon rereading them thought they might be of interest to this […]
I’ve recently had the privilege of taking over the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy entry on Public Justification from political philosopher Fred D’Agostino. Our new co-authored entry (which I will fully take over in 2016) should be of interest to those readers interested in political philosophy generally and public reason views specifically. […]
Poor people frequently make what appear to be stupid, self-destructive choices. For instance, there’s a distant cousin, Aaron, on my wife’s side. Aaron lacks a high school diploma and is always nearly broke. However, Aaron spends what little money he has on cigarettes and small tattoos rather than on things that would actually improve […]