IHS Academic

IHS Program Officers Dr. Bill Glod and Dr. Phil Magness discuss how to be a good mentor as a late stage PhD. Glod and Magness talk about how you can approach an early-stage student, and how IHS can help.

Direct download: MagnessGlod_EarlyStageMentoring.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:16pm EST

In this KosmosOnline Podcast Jeanne Hoffman talks with Professor Doug Husak about Drug Legalization and Libertarian Paternalism. Dr. Husak is a professor of Philosophy at Rutgers University and a Fellow at the Straus University at NYU.

Direct download: Husak_Paternalism.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00pm EST

In this Kosmos podcast, I recap the American Political Science Association conference in Seattle with IHS Program Officer Dr. Nigel Ashford. We discuss some of the most interesting panels, the paradox of the APSA leadership structure, and analyze the job market.

Direct download: NAshford_APSA.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:05pm EST

In this KosmosOnline podcast, Jeanne Hoffman talks with Joseph Packer about World of Warcraft and spontaneous order. Mr. Packer is a PhD student at the University of Pittsburg School of communication and is the author of the paper “Dethroning the author, when fiction and reality collide in MMORPG‟s.”

Direct download: JPacker_WoW.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:38am EST

In this KosmosOnline podcast, Jeanne Hoffman talks with Professor Jacob T. Levy about book editing. Dr. Levy discusses his experiences with editing his recent book, Colonialism and Its Legacies, and offers advice for apsiring editors. Dr. Levy  is Tomlinson Professor of Political Theory in the Department of Political Science at McGill University and a member of the McGill Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism. He blogs at http://jacobtlevy.blogspot.com/

Direct download: JLevy_EditingABook.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:40am EST

In this Kosmos Online podcast, IHS Program Officer Dr. Nigel Ashford reveals the most critical considerations when choosing a political science program, and explains how to get the most out of your degree.

Direct download: NAshford_ApplyingtoPoliSciProgram.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:25am EST

In this Kosmos podcast, I speak with Mark Friedman about his new book, Nozick's Libertarian Project. Mr. Friedman is a retired lawyer and independent scholar working in the field of political theory and ethics. He also blogs atr Natural Rights Libertarian. Among other topics, Mr. Friedman discusses Hayek's role in Nozick's arguments. 

Direct download: MFriedman_Nozick.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:59am EST

Jeanne Hoffman talks with James Payne about his new book Six Political Illusions: A Primer on Government for Idealists Fed Up with History Repeating Itself. Dr. Payne was a political science professor at Yale, Wesleyan, Johns Hopkins, and Texas A&M Universities, but is now a freelance writer and independent scholar. 

Direct download: Payne_SixIllusions.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:59am EST

In this Kosmos Online podcast, I speak with IHS Program Officer Bill Glod about getting the most out of philosophy associations. Bill also talks about philosophy conferences, and how they can be of most use to graduate students.

Direct download: BGlod_PhilosophyAssoc.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:00pm EST

In this Kosmos Online podcast, I shatter cultural norms by discussing markets in organs and children with James Stacey Taylor. Dr. Taylor is an associate professor of philosophy at the College of New Jersey, the Managing Editor of the Journal of Value Inquiry, and author of Stakes and Kidneys: Why Markets in Human Body Parts are Morally Imperative. 

Direct download: JST_Markets.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:15am EST