My Talks

Arguments Libertarians Should Not Make, Porcfest, Lancaster, N.H. 6/23/18
Audio  Powerpoints


Law Without the State

Belo Horizonte, 11/16/17 at IBMEC, Powerpoints

Brazilia, 11/18/17, Video 23/18

Hong Kong, 5/21/14, Powerpoints

Istituto Bruno Leoni, Milan, 1/21/13 (audio)

Adam Smith Institute, 1/16/13 (AudioVideo


Future Imperfect

Goiana (with Portuguese translation) 11/17/17, Powerpoints

Porto Alegre 11/13/17, Powerpoints

IEA, London, 7/2/16

Shanghai
(missing the beginning, includes summaries in Mandarin), 5/14/14 . Powerpoints.

Madrid, Centro Rojano, 1/25/13

Libertopia, October 17, 2010. Beginning missing.

Google, Mountain View, 9/3/08


Technological Revolutions that Might Happen and Their Consequences
London, Libertarian Alliance Conference, 2008



Global Warming, Population, and the Problem With Externality Arguments, Las Vegas 10/20/17 AFPF

"Global Warming, Population, and the Problem with Externality Arguments"
Oxford Libertarian Society, 1/15/13

"Global Warming and Other Good Things in Our Future
(I didn't create the title)
N.Y., N.Y., 3/5/12


Feud Law, Prague, 4/17/18

Feud Law, Pahrump, NV 10/20/17

Feud Law and Anarchy: A talk given to Miami's Rothbardian Circle, 3/23/16

Feud as Law Enforcement, ISFLC 2/27/16 (First minute or so missing) Powerpoints

Feud as Law Enforcement, Xiamen, China, 5/17/14

Market Failure, Considered as an Argument both for and Against Government

Oxford Union, 4/30/18

Oslo, 4/28/18

Bucharest, 4/19/18

Reno, 10/23/17


San Francisco (Cato), 9/23/16

Georgia (the country) given over Skype 7/15/16

Sao Paulo, 10/19/15 Audio. Powerpoints.

Seoul, 5/8/14

Institute for Economic Affairs, 1/15/13

GMU October 2011

Liberty Forum, March 20, 2010 (Video)

FreedomFest, July 10, 2009


Should We Abolish Criminal Law

At SCU with comments by David Sloss
Powerpoints.  
Our answers to student questions included but questions deleted (mostly inaudible and we didn't have permission) from the students.


Students for Liberty Regional Conference, Berkeley, CA, Nov 3, 2012

La Sierra, October 18, 2010

Warsaw, 2008.  (Video)

Debates

My Debate with Austen Petersen on Anarchy vs Minarchy
(Recorded and webbed by someone else)

Debate on anarchy with James Scott, Robert Ellickson moderating (and participating)
Trinity College, CT, 11/14/16

No Government is Better Than Limited Government: My debate with Jan Helfield. My comments on the debate. His response.

My 1981 debate with George Smith on Ethics vs Economics as a way of defending libertarianism.

Legal Systems Very Different From Ours

Porkfest 2013

Federalist Society, University of Tulsa Law School, October 3rd, 2011

(and their relevance to Seasteads)
Seasteading Conference, Sept 30, 2009
Video of the talk webbed by The Seasteading Institute


Jewish Law
Jerusalem Institute for Market Studies Conference, May 10, 2012, Jerusalem


Anarchism and Defense: The Hard Problem. ISFLC, 2/15/14

National Defense in a Stateless Society: The Hard Problem, Students for Liberty 11/9/13

What Economics is and Why It Isn't Boring SFL, Charlotte, 10/22/16

How to Make Economics Fun: A talk given to teachers who grade the AP Econ exam.

"The Market for Law: Notes Towards a Third Edition of The Machinery of  Freedom"
Liberalni Institute, Prague, May 29, 2012 [Does not seem to be still up]

Boise, Students for Liberty, March 16 2012, Audio, Video

The Market for Law
Cato, November 29, 2011 (Video)

Market Failure on the Market for Law (and some other stuff)
GMU, Buchanan House, October 20, 2011
First hour Some of the rest

Anarchy and Efficient Law
A video of a talk I gave for the Mises Institute in Brazil


What is Economics and What Does it Have to do With Law?

Federalist Society, University of Arkansas Law School, Fayetteville
(First few seconds missing)


Federalist Society, Santa Clara University, November 11, 2009


"Encryption, Strong Privacy, and the Death of Copyright"
Lewis and Clark Law School, March 18, 2009


A World of Strong Privacy: Anarcho-Capitalism Online, Gothenburg, Sweden, May 2017

The Machinery of Freedom

Cato, December 2011

Libertopia, October 16, 2010, about the book and my plans for a third edition.


Illustrated Summary
A talk by me with illustrations added by someone I had never met. An Open Source approach to online video.

Rights Enforcement Without Government
The first part of an interview arranged and illustrated by the same artist. Now I've met him.

Discussion on a range of topics
Barcelona, Mises Institute, 1/28/13
(First few minutes missing)

Discussion on Various Subjects
In class, La Sierra, October 18, 2010.


Reputational Enforcement Online, Liberland Event, Serbia, 4/14/18

The Chicago vs the Austrian School, an exchange with Robert Murphy at Porcfest 2013

A Consequentialist Theory of Anarcho-Capitalism, Porcfest 2013

A Defense of Anarcho-Capitalism
Economics Club, Santa Clara University, November 11, 2009

Vinge, Heinlein, the Sagas, and Me: Stateless and Semi-Stateless Societies in Fiction and Semi-Fiction
Duke, 4/18/13

 

Some Ideas for Doctoral Theses in Economics
GMU, October 28, 2011

Schelling Points and Self-enforcing Contracts
GMU Public Choice Center, October 19th, 2011

Sustainability: Empty Rhetoric or a Bad Idea?  Talk   Power Points
SCU April 19, 2011

"Law, Technology and Economics: The Past and Future of Copyright"
University of Oregon Law School
March 18, 2009

A talk I gave in Porto Alegre, Brazil, on regulation, with Portuguese simultaneous translation.
 Part 1. Part 2.

Presentation on privacy, with two other speakers, at Columbia Law School, March 4, 2011. My part starts a bit more than half way through.

My Old Talks

Libertarian Problems, Texas Libertarian Party Conference, 1981


An old talk of mine about my father that someone webbed as a video. My part starts about 22 minutes in.

A 1981 debate with George Smith on The Foundation for Libertarianism: Ethics or Economics

Audio Interview

Interview with "The Economics Detective" on my Legal Systems Very Different from Ours draft, November 2017


Video Interviews


A discussion with Todd Lewis (the Praise of Folly Podcast) on the problems of national defense for a stateless society.

An extended interview by Jadranko Brkic recorded in Hong Kong about 5/21/14


Interview at Porcfest 6/21/2013

A video interview with  me on libertarian parenting.

Reason.com interview on How to Privatize Everything, Libertopia 2012, San Diego

Brief interview by Jan Helfeld at ISFLC 2016

Another brief interview by Jan Helfeld at ISFLC 2016

Text Interviews

Interview in Prometheus, the Newsletter of the Libertarian Future Society, with Michael Grossberg.

Interview with Region Focus, a Federal Reserve of Richmond magazine, 2010

Interview for Baen Books about my novel Harald, with Toni Weiosskopf

Interview on Hidden Order with Brian Lamb, Booknotes.