Sinopsis

A podcast about the history of liberalism

Episodios

  • E19 – Rawls and Nozick

    E19 – Rawls and Nozick

    28/07/2016

    The last episode, in which we deal with the two intellectual giants of the 20th century – John Rawls and Robert Nozick.

  • E18 – Rand and Goldwater

    E18 – Rand and Goldwater

    17/07/2016

    In this episode we take a closer look at first Ayn Rand, and then Barry Goldwater.

  • E17 – Friedman and the Chicago school

    E17 – Friedman and the Chicago school

    03/07/2016

    In this episode we discuss Milton Friedman and some of his colleagues in Chicago.

  • E16 – Keynes, Popper and Berlin

    E16 – Keynes, Popper and Berlin

    21/06/2016

    In this episode we take a closer look at three thinkers who spent most of their lives in the UK: Keynes, Popper and Berlin.

  • E15 – The Austrian School

    E15 – The Austrian School

    05/06/2016

    In this episode we take a close look at the Austrian School and two of the most famous members – Ludwig von Mises and Friedrich Hayek.

  • E14 – The neo-classical liberals

    E14 – The neo-classical liberals

    22/05/2016

    A short overview of some of the most important neo-classical liberals, anarchism and lastly, a quick bite of the early 20th century.

  • E13 – The 19th century

    E13 – The 19th century

    08/05/2016

    Today’s episode is about the small topic of the 19th century. We try to sketch the outlines of the most important historical events that went down during this time in order to better understand the world liberalism evolved in.

  • E12 – Laissez Faire

    E12 – Laissez Faire

    24/04/2016

      In this episode we discuss Laissez Faire, the Corn Laws and Bastiat.

  • E11 – When liberalism split, plus socialism

    E11 – When liberalism split, plus socialism

    17/04/2016

    In this episode we talk about when liberalism split into two. We also adress the main ideological opponent to liberalism that got going during this time – socialism.  

  • E10 – Utilitarianism

    E10 – Utilitarianism

    11/04/2016

    In this episode we have a closer look at the men who creates utilitarianism – Bentham and the Mills.

  • E9 – Hume, Kant and Tocqueville

    E9 – Hume, Kant and Tocqueville

    03/04/2016

    In episode nine we meet some of the most interesting men round about this time: David Hume, Immanuel Kant and Alexis de Tocqueville.

  • E8 – The birth of economics

    E8 – The birth of economics

    28/03/2016

    In this episode we talk about the men who invented economics; Say, Malthus, Ricardo and last but not least, Adam Smith.

  • E7 – The French Revolution

    E7 – The French Revolution

    20/03/2016

    In this episode we discuss the French Revolution. We begin with a short overview of what the revolution was and then move on to the causes and the implications of the revolution. In the end we talk about Burke and Paine and their views of the revolution.

  • E6 – Voltaire, Diderot and Rousseau

    E6 – Voltaire, Diderot and Rousseau

    13/03/2016

    In this episode we lay the foundation for the French Revolution by looking at Voltaire, Diderot and of course Jean-Jacques Rousseau.

  • E5 – American Revolution, part 2

    E5 – American Revolution, part 2

    06/03/2016

    In this episode we wrap up the American Revolution. We do this by examining how the Constitution came to be, discussing Hamilton, Madison and the Federalist Papers.

  • E4 – American Revolution, part 1

    E4 – American Revolution, part 1

    28/02/2016

    In this episode we take a first stab at the American Revolution. We take a closer look at the lead up to the revolution and the men in the center of it; Washington, Adams, Jefferson and Thomas Paine.

  • E3 – John Locke

    E3 – John Locke

    21/02/2016

    In this episode we take a closer look at John Locke – the father of liberalism.

  • E2 – The English Civil Wars and Thomas Hobbes

    E2 – The English Civil Wars and Thomas Hobbes

    13/02/2016

    In the second episode of the History of Liberalism we start of with the English Civil Wars. We then go on to Thomas Hobbes, a man whose thoughts were deeply influenced by the wars.

  • E1 – Machiavelli and the 16th century

    E1 – Machiavelli and the 16th century

    04/02/2016

    The first real episode of the history of liberalism podcast. In the first half we talk about Machiavelli and then we transition in to a brief overview of the world in the 16th

  • E0 – About the show

    E0 – About the show

    30/01/2016

    This is an introductory episode with some background info etc. Ain’t much fun, but short and filled with practical stuff.  

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