Michael Huemer is a professor of Philosophy at the University of Colorado at Boulder. He is the author of more than 50 academic articles in ethics, epistemology, political philosophy, and metaphysics, as well as three brilliant and fascinating books that everyone should buy: Skepticism and the Veil of Perception (2001), Ethical Intuitionism (2005), and The Problem of Political Authority (2013). Huemer received a BA from UC Berkeley in 1992 and a PhD in philosophy from Rutgers University in 1998.
Response Essays: Is a Basic Income Permissible?
The Conversation: National Defense vs Welfare
The Conversation: Property, Georgism, and the Safety Net
The Conversation: More about Georgism and Land Taxes
Lead Essay: The Problem of Authority
The Conversation: Some Opening Replies: Coordination, Intuition, and Positive Rights
The Conversation: Some Further Unaddressed Points: Authority, Anarchy, and Positive Rights
The Conversation: Three Notes on Positive Rights
Response Essays: Why Ayn Rand? Some Alternate Answers
The Conversation: Survival, Flourishing, and Intuition
The Conversation: Clarifying What Hardly Anyone Would Find Plausible
The Conversation: More on the Conflict of Rational Interests
The Conversation: Instrumentalist Egoism
The Conversation: Identities and Interests