November 30, 2022


The Reasonableness of Radicalism (w/ Jason Lee Byas)

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The Reasonableness of Radicalism (w/ Jason Lee Byas)
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The Reasonableness of Radicalism (w/ Jason Lee Byas)

Nov 30 2022 | 00:59:08


Show Notes

Years ago, a then colleague and I pitched the idea of a book called "The Reasonableness of Radicalism," which would've set out the case for an unapologetically radical political liberty and defended it against calls for moderation. The project never went anywhere, though, because we were told by the people making decisions that they didn't like to use the word "radical," because it might turn people off.

Clearly, that's not a worry I share, and neither does my guest today. Jason Lee Byas is a PhD Candidate in Philosophy at the University of Michigan and a fellow at the Center for a Stateless Society. He's also the author of the best essay I've read in a long time, "Radical Liberalism: The Soul of Libertarianism," which I strongly encourage you to read.

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