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Michael Munger on Desires, Morality, and Self-Interest

Economist and author Michael Munger of Duke University talks about human wants and desires with EconTalk host Russ Roberts. Human beings have desires about our...

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John Cochrane on the Pandemic
Would the impact of the pandemic have been different if government and policymakers had been more open to more market-based...
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Schmidtz on Rawls, Nozick, and Justice
David Schmidtz of the University of Arizona talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the work of John Rawls and...
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Coming Monday: Leon Kass on Human Flourishing, Living Well, and Aristotle

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By Amy Willis

Keep the gear wet, never miss a tow.

What's the best way to really learn about life in another community? Is it ever possible for industry to really connect with a community? In this episode, author Lamorna Ash describes her experiences in a Cornish fishing villages- and time spent...

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Patrick Deneen on Why Liberalism Failed

Political Scientist and author Patrick Deneen of the University of Notre Dame talks about his book Why Liberalism Failed with EconTalk host Russ Roberts. By liberalism, Deneen means the modern enterprise--the push for self-actualization free of the constraints of tradition,...


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