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#301 Brant Gaede

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Posted 25 July 2014 - 08:26 PM

That's interesting, but way over my head.

 

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Posted 30 July 2014 - 02:23 PM

Podcast of "Religious Toleration Versus Religious Freedom"

This is a podcast of my first Cato Essay (Nov. 3, 2011). Podcasts of nearly all my essays, starting at the beginning, will appear weekly on the L.org site. Of the 136 essays I’ve written so far, I regard this as one of the more interesting.

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Posted 01 August 2014 - 10:52 AM

Social Laws, Part 2

Smith explains how the methodological monism of modern positivism differs from classical empiricism.

My Cato Essay #137 is now up.

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Posted 06 August 2014 - 02:19 PM

That Audacious Document: Notes on the Declaration of Independence

The podcast of my Cato Essay #2 (Nov. 8, 2011) has been posted on L.org.

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Posted 08 August 2014 - 10:12 AM


Social Laws, Part 3

Smith explores the controversy over whether sociology qualifies as an authentic science.

My Cato Essay #138 is now up.

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Posted 13 August 2014 - 01:40 PM

Was Thomas Jefferson a Plagiarist?

The L.org podcast of my Cato Essay #3 (Nov. 15, 2011) is now available.

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Posted 20 August 2014 - 11:18 AM

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The Philosophy of the Declaration of Independence, Part 1

Smith continues his series on the Declaration of Independence by looking to the intellectual history behind its famous reference to unalienable rights.

The Libertarianism.org podcast of my Cato Essay #4 (Nov. 22, 2011) has been posted.

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Posted 22 August 2014 - 10:03 AM

Social Laws, Part 4

Smith explains Herbert Spencer’s views of the scientific status of sociology, the nature of social laws, and the practical value of social science.

My Cato Essay #139 is now up.

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Posted 27 August 2014 - 04:19 PM

The Philosophy of the Declaration of Independence: Part 2

George H. Smith examines two instances of curious wording in the Declaration of Independence.

The Podcast of my Cato Essay #5 (Nov. 29, 2011) is now available on L.org. I discuss the meaning of "self-evident" in the Declaration, and why Jefferson did not include "property" in his list of unalienable rights.

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Posted 29 August 2014 - 11:04 AM

Social Laws, Part 5

Smith discusses the value of sociology and some misconceptions of methodological individualism.

My Cato Essay #140 is now up.

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Posted 30 August 2014 - 10:13 PM

Social Laws, Part 5

Smith discusses the value of sociology and some misconceptions of methodological individualism.

My Cato Essay #140 is now up.

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I'm still waiting on part four of your video series.
There is still truth even when we are wrong.
The limit of thought as a function of time as time approaches infinity equals the truth.
Anti-Machiavellian.
Deontologist.
Anti-Tenther, pro-Ninther.
"Liberty has never come from the government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of the government. The history of government is a history of resistance. The history of liberty is the history of the limitation of government, not the increase of it." ― Woodrow Wilson
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#312 George H. Smith

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Posted 31 August 2014 - 06:46 PM

Social Laws, Part 5

Smith discusses the value of sociology and some misconceptions of methodological individualism.

My Cato Essay #140 is now up.

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I'm still waiting on part four of your video series.


I haven't had access to a video camera for a long time. That problem should be resolved soon, after which I will film the next 2 videos in quick succession.

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#313 Samson Corwell

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Posted 31 August 2014 - 07:16 PM

Social Laws, Part 5

Smith discusses the value of sociology and some misconceptions of methodological individualism.

My Cato Essay #140 is now up.

Ghs


I'm still waiting on part four of your video series.


I haven't had access to a video camera for a long time. That problem should be resolved soon, after which I will film the next 2 videos in quick succession.

Ghs


Cool. Can't wait. I think the third video's bit about "property in" was informative and should be brought to the forefront more often by libertarians to facilitate communication.
There is still truth even when we are wrong.
The limit of thought as a function of time as time approaches infinity equals the truth.
Anti-Machiavellian.
Deontologist.
Anti-Tenther, pro-Ninther.
"Liberty has never come from the government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of the government. The history of government is a history of resistance. The history of liberty is the history of the limitation of government, not the increase of it." ― Woodrow Wilson
I like to think of myself as having a unique perspective on matters.




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