Arguments for Liberty: Utilitarianism

Free Thoughts

Aug 25 2017 • 46 mins

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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