University of Oxford- David Hume's Philosophy
A series of 8 lectures on David Hume’s philosophy, delivered to Oxford University undergraduates in Michaelmas term 2018. The lectures focus mainly on Book 1 of his 1739 Treatise of Human Nature, with reference to other works where appropriate. Main themes of the lectures are: (1) Hume’s background and chief aims; (2) Ideas, impressions, and abstraction; (3) Humean faculties and relations; (4) Induction and belief; (5) Probability and causal necessity; (6) Causal interpretation, to scepticism; (7) Scepticism about body, soul and self; (8) Sceptical crisis and second thoughts.
The Wealth of Nations with Sarah Skwire
Sarah Skwire joins The Economics Detective to talk about the Wealth of Nations- and tweeting it.
Dan Klein on Honest Income (EconTalk)
This is a wide-ranging conversation that includes discussion of Adam Smith, what jobs we should work on, what charities we should donate to, how we can make ourselves more virtuous, the movies Se7en and Sabrina, and ultimately what Adam Smith calls "the becoming use of our own."
To Adam Smith be True: A Conversation with Russ Roberts
Did you know that Adam Smith’s The Theory of Moral Sentiments can change your life? In essays on self-knowledge, happiness, virtue, being loved and being lovely, making the world a better place, and most importantly, fame and self-deception, Russ Roberts’ new book on Smith explores why the 18th century Scottish philosopher has the cure for the denizen of late modernity.