There’s a symposium on Rationalism, Pluralism, and Freedom starting today at Liberty Fund’s “Liberty Matters.” It will be continuing over the next couple of weeks. As befits the host site, the emphasis will be a bit more on the historical argument of the book than was the case for the BHL symposium. […]
We really could have been linking to everything that’s appeared on the new Niskanen Center’s blog in general lately, and in particular to the contributions from former BHL guest-blogger and original liberaltarian Will Wilkinson, and from Jerry Taylor.
But we really should link to Will’s latest, in which he […]
This is a transcript of a guest lecture I gave to a class on the philosophy of law taught by Andrew I. Cohen– who is, surprisingly enough, a whole different person from his colleague and our BHL coblogger Andrew J. Cohen, not just the same person with a Latinization of the initial– at Georgia State […]
Libertarian arguments in favor of a free markets can be, in Jacob’s terminology, either rationalist or pluralist. Murray Rothbard, Ayn Rand, Robert Nozick, and Herbert Spencer are all probably best thought of as offering rationalist defenses. On their view, free markets are desirable because the institutional structures that constitute them conform to universal […]
The symposium “category” only lists a few posts at a time in reverse order, so here’s a table of contents so far, in order.