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Episode 97: Deirdre McCloskey



I spoke with Deirdre McCloskey, the leading historian of “bourgeois virtues” and the author of a memoir about transitioning from a man to a woman, about the relationship between virtue and personal freedom and about whether my thesis that capitalism produces contradictory cultural impulses is nonsense.

For full show notes, go to: http://thaddeusrussell.com/podcast/97/


Episode 90: Daniel Coffeen



Daniel Coffeen is a fellow academic exile, a philosopher and word magician, a “Jew-clown know-it-all,” and the future star of Renegade University. He also holds a PhD in Rhetoric from UC Berkeley, where he was a lecturer for many years, and is the author of Reading the Way of Things: Towards a New Technology of Making Sense.

For full show notes, go to: http://thaddeusrussell.com/podcast/90/


Episode 88: Unregistered Live in Brooklyn with Dave Smith and Nick Gillespie



This was the first live recording of Unregistered before a public audience, featuring the comedian Dave Smith and the Reason Editor at Large Nick Gillespie. Held at a former speakeasy and brothel in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, this was raucous, sometimes contentious, and a total blast.

For full show notes, go to: http://thaddeusrussell.com/podcast/88/