In this extended interview, philosopher Nicholas Capaldi responds to a series of questions about his life and work. Capaldi is Legendre-Soulé Distinguished Chair in Business Ethics at Loyola University, New Orleans and co-author of The Two Narratives of Political Economy.
Why did you become a philosopher? [0:17]
Where did you get your education? [3:41]
What was your first academic position? [12:41]
What philosophers have you learned most from? [55:52]
What philosophers do you most disagree with? [1:11:11]
What is the state of liberal thought today among philosophers? [1:19:46]
To bring about a more liberal society, what key practical steps can and should be taken? [1:30:10]
Forthcoming: economist Robert Lawson.
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