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The Big Questions with Big John – Dr. Aeon Skoble

Talking Liberty-based philosophies with Dr. Aeon J. Skoble, Bridgewater State University.



The Big Questions with Big John
The Big Questions with Big John
The Big Questions with Big John - Dr. Aeon Skoble

The Big Questions with Big John is an interview show where our own Big John gets the opportunity to have conversations with interesting people from all walks of life.

In this episode, Big John discusses Liberty-based philosophies such as agorism, anarchy, anarcho-capitalism, capitalism, classical liberalism and minarchy with Dr. Aeon J. Skoble, Bartlett Chair in Free Speech and Expression; Professor of Philosophy; Co-coordinator of Philosophy, Politics, and Economics at Bridgewater State University.

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00:00 Opening
03:00 What is Liberty?
06:00 What constitutes a legitimate claim to a “right”?
08:00 Negative, positive, and Natural rights
11:00 Moral obligations to others in a Liberty world view
19:45 Minarchy
24:00 Conservatism is not Libertarianism
27:15 Agorism, Left- and Right-Libertarianism
34:15 Capitalism, Anarcho-capitalism
40:30 Anarchy
48:00 Classical liberalism as a practical matter
55:15 Silly Questions

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