Philosophy, Democracy, Police, and the State. Jason Brennan and Keith Knight

by | Feb 10, 2021

Jason Brennan is the Robert J. and Elizabeth Flanagan Family Chair and professor of strategy, economics, ethics, and public policy at the McDonough School of Business. He specializes in political philosophy and applied ethics.

https://msb.georgetown.edu/jason-brennan-2/

Video on BitChute: https://www.bitchute.com/video/NbAZjswtGW0v/

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Timestamps-

0:00 – Quote from “Against Democracy”

0:44 – What is political philosophy, and why should people care?

1:32 – What is the moral parity thesis?

3:24 – The constrained vision – limited knowledge 

7:50 – What about peaceful change and reform?

10:04 – What is government?

12:03 – Authority and legitimacy

14:25 – Why do smart, well-intended people disagree?

19:43 – Positive vs. Negative rights

20:55 – What does “pro tanto” mean?

22:40 – Social contract theory

28:13 – Why are the vast majority ignorant about politics?

33:40 – Should we still value democracy as inherently moral?

36:30 – Moral limits of markets

44:07 – Without appealing to ‘god’, why is murder wrong?

50:08 – A Political Philosopher hosts the POTUS debate!

52:00 – Does morality only exist in a social setting?

54:26 – Most important thing you learned from the works of……

54:26 – Michael Huemer

56:25 – Bryan Caplan

58:07 – John Hasnas

59:08 – John Tomasi

1:00:32 – David Schmidtz

About Keith Knight

Keith Knight is Managing Editor at the Libertarian Institute and host of the Don't Tread on Anyone podcast.

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