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Kant on Justified Taxation

Immanuel Kant said taxation was justified when it increased human autonomy by providing for people’s basic survival needs or for the protection of property rights.

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Trevor Burrus explains the meaning and origin of the common law, and differentiates that kind of law from rules that come about via regulation and legislation.

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Thomism and Decentralism

The thought of Thomas Aquinas, which was strongly influenced by Aristotle, offers a potential justification for political decentralization.

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Happy Birthday, F. A. Hayek

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David Boaz writes about the life and thought of F. A. Hayek on the 116th anniversary of his birth. “He’s like Marx, only right.”