Reasons to Vote

In this Wireless Philosophy video, Geoff Sayre-McCord (UNC) discusses why we should vote. Geoff reviews some of the traditional arguments against our reason to vote; for instance, why should we vote if it makes no difference to the outcome of the election? After reviewing these positions, he looks at some counterarguments before leaving it up to you to figure out why you should vote.

Morehead-Cain Alumni Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Geoff Sayre-McCord has published extensively on moral theory, epistemology, and modern philosophy, and has edited Essays on Moral Realism,  Hume: Moral Philosophy. and Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (with Jonathan Anomaly, Geoff Brennan, and Michael Munger).  See the On-Line Papers link for a some of the papers.

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