Two mates discuss philosophy, politics and intellectual history, because Ideas Matter
Louis is a PhD student researching political theory at the University of Melbourne, Australia. He completed his Masters degree at Tsinghua University as a Schwarzman Scholar. His interests include political and moral philosophy, intellectual history, international relations, and all things China.
“Alex B” is the alias of an agent – possibly a team of agents and analysts – attached to an FSB disinformation operation aimed at undermining international liberalism. The agent is an inveterate historicist and a proponent of Steppe Horde Economics (SHE).