1 hr 37 min

Michael Huemer - Anarchy, Capitalism, and Progress The Lunar Society

    • Society & Culture

Michael Huemer is a professor of philosophy at the University of Colorado. He is the author of more than sixty academic articles in epistemology, ethics, metaethics, metaphysics, and political philosophy, as well as eight amazing books.  
Watch on YouTube. Listen on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or any other podcast platform.
Podcast website here. 
Buy Knowledge, Reality, and Value and The Problem of Political Authority.
Read Michael’s awesome blog and follow me on Twitter for new episodes.

Timestamps: 
(0:00:00) - Intro 
(0:01:07) - The Problem of Political Authority 
(0:03:25) - Common sense ethics  
(0:09:39) - Stockholm syndrome and the charisma of power 
(0:18:14) - Moral progress 
(0:26:55) - Growth of libertarian ideas 
(0:33:37) - Does anarchy increase violence? 
(0:44:37) - Transitioning to anarchy 
(0:47:20) - Is Huemer attacking our society?! 
(0:51:40) - Huemer's writing process 
(0:53:18) - Is it okay to work for the government 
(0:56:39) - Burkean argument against anarchy 
(1:02:07) - The case for tyranny 
(1:11:58) - Underrated/overrated 
(1:25:55) - Huemer production function
(1:30:41) - Favorite books 
(1:33:04) - Advice for young people


This is a public episode. If you would like to discuss this with other subscribers or get access to bonus episodes, visit www.dwarkeshpatel.com

Michael Huemer is a professor of philosophy at the University of Colorado. He is the author of more than sixty academic articles in epistemology, ethics, metaethics, metaphysics, and political philosophy, as well as eight amazing books.  
Watch on YouTube. Listen on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or any other podcast platform.
Podcast website here. 
Buy Knowledge, Reality, and Value and The Problem of Political Authority.
Read Michael’s awesome blog and follow me on Twitter for new episodes.

Timestamps: 
(0:00:00) - Intro 
(0:01:07) - The Problem of Political Authority 
(0:03:25) - Common sense ethics  
(0:09:39) - Stockholm syndrome and the charisma of power 
(0:18:14) - Moral progress 
(0:26:55) - Growth of libertarian ideas 
(0:33:37) - Does anarchy increase violence? 
(0:44:37) - Transitioning to anarchy 
(0:47:20) - Is Huemer attacking our society?! 
(0:51:40) - Huemer's writing process 
(0:53:18) - Is it okay to work for the government 
(0:56:39) - Burkean argument against anarchy 
(1:02:07) - The case for tyranny 
(1:11:58) - Underrated/overrated 
(1:25:55) - Huemer production function
(1:30:41) - Favorite books 
(1:33:04) - Advice for young people


This is a public episode. If you would like to discuss this with other subscribers or get access to bonus episodes, visit www.dwarkeshpatel.com

1 hr 37 min

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