Post Profile






Further Reply to Huemer on the Ethical Treatment of Animals

(October 14, 2016 03:49 PM, by Bryan Caplan) The conversation continues. Huemer's in blockquotes, I'm not.My response to Bryan Caplan, on the ethical treatment of animals:As far as I understand it, Bryan's argument is something like this:1. Killing bugs isn't wrong. Sub-argument:1a. Even animal rights advocates don't think... (12 COMMENTS)
read more

share
See more about: Bryan Caplan

Related Posts


Terrorism and Innumeracy

Business & Finance / Economics : EconLog

(January 14, 2016 09:53 AM, by Bryan Caplan) Maverick Philosopher Bill Vallicella responds to my praise of Nathan Smith on terrorism:The Caplan/Smith argument is that because the number of auto-related deaths is much greater than te...

How Stagnant Are We? A Time Diary Self-Experiment

Business & Finance / Economics : EconLog

(October 1, 2012 12:00 AM, by Bryan Caplan) An argument I've repeatedly had with Tyler Cowen:Tyler: We're stagnating!Bryan: No we're not. You're ignoring massive CPI bias. We live in an age of consumption-biased technological change...

Final Reply to Ridley

Business & Finance / Economics : EconLog

(June 22, 2012 03:06 PM, by Bryan Caplan) Matt Ridley once again graciously responds in the comments. Our differences appear to have largely evaporated. Ridley's in blockquotes, I'm not.But your challenge mistakes my argument. I hav...

Bill Dickens vs. Me on Huemer

Business & Finance / Economics : EconLog

(March 5, 2013 06:35 PM, by Bryan Caplan) I've been having an extended Facebook argument with Bill Dickens about Mike Huemer's The Problem of Political Authority. To be fair, Bill is only responding to Huemer's piece on Cato Unbound...

Huemer Replies on the Ethical Treatment of Animals

Business & Finance / Economics : EconLog

(October 13, 2016 12:01 AM, by Bryan Caplan) Guest post by Mike Huemer begins... now.My response to Bryan Caplan, on the ethical treatment of animals: As far as I understand it, Bryan's argument is something like this: 1. Killing bu...

Comments


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC