Christopher Freiman joins us to talk about his Arguments for Liberty chapter on utilitarianism. What’s the utilitarian argument for libertarianism?
What is utilitarianism? How does utilitarianism interact with rights-based approaches to morality? What are the rhetorical virtues of utilitarianism?
Show Notes and Further Reading
You can read Freiman’s Arguments for Liberty chapter in full here: “A Utilitarian Case for Libertarianism”
Arguments for Liberty is available here as a free .pdf and in Kindle and e-Book formats. It’s also available in paperback on Amazon.
Here are a few other selections from Libertarianism.org on utilitarianism.
Other Free Thoughts episodes on Arguments for Liberty:Rawlsianism with Kevin VallierKantianism with Jason Brennan
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