I’ve been invited to contribute to a proposed new book, The Dialectics of Liberty, to be co-edited by Chris Sciabarra, Ed Younkins, and Roger Bissell, for possible publication by Lexington Books in 2019–20. My chapter will likely be based on my article “New Rationalist Directions in Libertarian Rights Theory,” 12:2 Journal of Libertarian Studies: 313–26 (Fall 1996), updated including material drawn from other material:
This is my appearance on Voluntary Japan Live! with host Graham Smith. We talked about ownership of thoughts, the basics of libertarian property rights and terms like ownership, mind, brain, causation, action, property, and so on, intellectual property, the nature of contracts, and, of course, the dreaded “toy helicopter” controversy!
(Brent Ancap had another post about this with additional links and with an excerpt of the video dealing only with the toy helicopter part here; video here.)
From the VJ Live! shownotes on Youtube:
Streamed live 4 hours ago
Libertarian IP lawyer and writer for Mises.com Stephan Kinsella joins the show tonight for a discussion on IP, ownership, and the difficult topic of the very nature of property, itself.
Tonight’s talk promises to be lively one, as Stephan and I do not seem to see eye-to-eye on every issue.
Which contracts, for the record, Mr. Kinsella has stated, are indeed legitimate, if unlikely to be entered into.
JOIN THE LIVE CHAT WITH YOUR QUESTIONS! SEE YOU SOON!
This is a short interview I did while at the 2017 Annual Meeting of the Property and Freedom Society, for Grosse Freiheit TV. Video embedded below. I think this is perhaps not my best performance, but some may find it of interest.