Ed Song and Coyle Neal take on the contested category we call liberalism in part 1 of a two parter! If you’ve not been over to iTunes yet, subscribe now, and start enjoying your new favorite politics podcast!
Episode 5 Show Notes
Just what is “liberalism” anyway?
Are totalitarians ‘liberal’?
Ed says “no.”
Coyle says “yes.”
Are anarchists ‘liberal’?
Ed says “yes, albeit misguided.”
[Coyle forgets to answer.]
Liberalism as rights with a beginning, a process, and a goal.
Quick history of liberalism.
Achilles and Luther against ‘the Man.’
Hobbes and Locke
The 20th Century
John Rawls, the “Russell Kirk” of liberalism.
Books/Readings Mentioned in the Episode