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Ideas in Progress, hosted by IHS historian Dr. Anthony Comegna, invites professors and scholars to share how their research intersects with classical liberal ideas.

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Ideas in Progress, hosted by IHS historian Dr. Anthony Comegna, invites professors and scholars to share how their research intersects with classical liberal ideas.

    IHS Stories with Josh Ammons

    IHS Stories with Josh Ammons

    On this episode of Ideas in Progress we begin a sporadic series we will be running during the next few months featuring the faculty and staff of IHS. We will hear about how they got started with IHS, what drew them to this organization, and some tales along the way. First up is PhD candidate and staffer Josh Ammons.

    • 25 min
    Postmodernist Libertarianism, with Nick Gillespie

    Postmodernist Libertarianism, with Nick Gillespie

    Reason Magazine editor-at-large, Nick Gillespie is back with us this week. This week we dive into postmodern libertarianism and how Dr. Gillespie came to be one. Join us for a half hour look into this facet of liberalism.

    • 28 min
    Academic Non-Academia with Nick Gillespie

    Academic Non-Academia with Nick Gillespie

    This week on Ideas in Progress, Reason Magazine's, Nick Gillespie joins us. That's right. Do not adjust your sets. The Duke of Leather Jackets, the King of Weird Cultural References. And did you know this? A PhD in English literature. Dr. Gillespie doesn't make a big deal about his degree, but we are sure you are just as curious as we are to know more about his time in academia.

    • 32 min
    More Visions of Liberty with Aaron Ross Powell and Paul Matzko

    More Visions of Liberty with Aaron Ross Powell and Paul Matzko

    We continue our conversation with Aaron Ross Powell and Paul Matzko, diving into visions of the future and thoughts of a libertarian utopia. Plus our guests weigh in with predictions of a future we could have.

    • 40 min
    Visions of Liberty with Aaron Ross Powell and Paul Matzko

    Visions of Liberty with Aaron Ross Powell and Paul Matzko

    Welcome to our first Ideas in Progress podcast recorded under quarantine, with all the usual caveats that you graciously forgive any audio aberrations or house sounds that may pop up from time to time. Aaron Ross Powell and Paul Matzko from Libertarianism.org and the Cato Institute, have recently published "Visions of Liberty," a series of case studies in what you might call libertarian utopianism, or what we on this show, have been calling liberal futurism.

    • 41 min
    Intersectionality & You, with Abigail Saguy

    Intersectionality & You, with Abigail Saguy

    Sociologist Abigail Saguy joins the show to discuss intersectionality, the decisions we make due to that idea, and her book “Come out, Come out, Whoever you are.”

    • 33 min

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Anthony Comegna’s radio voice invites serious and exciting conversation on a variety of topics within the classical liberal tradition. The podcast is great even if you are not a classical liberal because it takes seriously the challenges and intersections of ideas outside of liberalism. Guests are academic experts who are particularly equipped to have great conversations.

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