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Many people believe that liberty is the core political value of modern civilization itself, the one that gives substance and form to all the other values of social life. They're called libertarians.Start Exploring What is Libertarianism?
Smith discusses Spinoza’s controversial ideas about God, religion, and his criticism of the Design Argument.
Herbert Spencer feared granting suffrage to women – at least during his time – would diminish “real” liberty. Was this a justifiable concern?
Smith explains Bacon’s defense of certainty and his contributions to a secular worldview.
The thought of Thomas Aquinas, which was strongly influenced by Aristotle, offers a potential justification for political decentralization.