Professor Gerard Casey takes us on a whirlwind tour of political thought, including both the bad guys and the good guys, from the sixteenth through the eighteenth centuries.
- Jean Bodin, Thomas Hobbes, and the notion of sovereignty
- Johannes Althusius: the crucial thinker no one has heard of
- The Levellers and natural rights
- John Locke, self-ownership, and private property
- Jean-Jacques Rousseau and the “general will”
- and more
The History of Political Thought, Part II
About the Guest
Gerard Casey is a professor of philosophy at University College, Dublin, and a faculty member at Tom’s Liberty Classroom.
Guest’s Recent Book
Libertarian Anarchy: Against the State
Anarchy, State, and Utopia, by Robert Nozick
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