Ep. 161: Bitcoin is resistance money | Andrew Bailey

June 17, 2024
Trent Fowler

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We're excited to share our latest podcast episode featuring Andrew M. Bailey, a distinguished interdisciplinary scholar and Professor of Humanities at Yale-NUS College. In this thought-provoking interview, Andrew explores the philosophical underpinnings of Bitcoin and its implications for the future of finance. Here are some highlights from our conversation:

  • Why Bitcoin Needs Philosophy: Andrew discusses why Bitcoin requires a philosophical analysis to evaluate its societal impacts, financial privacy benefits, and normative implications.

  • A Sound Alternative Financial System: Delving into his forthcoming book "Resistance Money: A Philosophical Case for Bitcoin," Andrew explains why Bitcoin, with its disinflationary monetary policy and decentralized nature, may serve as the foundation for a new system of finance serving its users.

  • Bitcoin: An Orange New Deal: Andrew proposes a compelling argument for government investment in Bitcoin infrastructure, citing its potential as a public good and its non-rivalrous, non-excludable characteristics.

Join us as Andrew challenges conventional wisdom and offers unique insights into the philosophical dimensions of Bitcoin. Whether you're curious about the philosophical case for digital currencies or interested in the future of finance, this episode is not to be missed.

Listen to the full interview now and gain a deeper understanding of how philosophy intersects with Bitcoin's role in shaping our economic landscape.

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