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Kinsella on Liberty Podcast, Episode 331.
This is my appearance on Phil Gibson’s podcast A Boy Named Pseu. Youtube video:
From Phil’s shownotes:
Stephan Kinsella is an attorney and libertarian writer. We discuss:
- Intellectual Property
- Economics [See Knowledge vs. Calculation]
- and then some…
Great discussion on Hayek’s infatuation with knowledge/information. I think it accounts for more of the schism between Austrian camps than is usually recognized, as well as why the “Hayekians” are, as a rule, more tolerant and tolerated by the mainstream. The perhaps tenuous link to information theory is a key to the approach’s respectability. It sits well with a “naturalized” view of information. This is something that Janich wrote on, and I seem to remember Hoppe mentioning Janich in one of his talks.