Presley explains how authoritarian relationships on the person-to-person level affect a free society.
“The top tier of corporate state capitalism needs the smaller, more competitive units of the real “market economy” to survive.”
“During the interwar period the military services were hampered by a resurgence of “business pacifism.””
“Croce’s aim was the cultural transformation of Italy through conversion to his Idealist philosophy.”
“Emancipation threatened the slave-owners very way of life; it threatened the Russian nobility only in its pocketbook.”
“League partisans championed an elective monarchy and the sovereignty of the “people.””
“The syndicalists also criticized the ideological controls perpetrated by the new capitalism.”
“[The] nineteenth-century liberals created a state-managed capitalism.”
“Schlesinger traces its immediate roots to a widespread disaffection with Realpolitik in foreign policy during the Kissinger years.”
“Since the problem was the State, it was logical that Proudhon advocated natural, rather than positive law.”
Are law and democracy incompatible?
“Rizzo contends that strict liability would not necessarily increase the scope of liability.”
“In all likelihood, Britain in the earlier part of the nineteenth century did not embrace a version of laissez faire that would warm the heart of a purist.”
“For Bright, the economic arguments could not be separated from the moral arguments.”
George H. Smith begins his discussion of the need for an interdisciplinary approach to liberty by noting some hazards of academic specialization.
“The obscurity of the oracles was of inexpressible service to the cause of superstition.”