Social Laws, Part 6

Smith explains methodological individualism and its implications for the existence of institutions and other social phenomena.


Social Laws, Part 4

Smith explains Herbert Spencer’s views of the scientific status of sociology, the nature of social laws, and the practical value of social science.


Was Thomas Jefferson a Plagiarist?

Jefferson drew on a rich intellectual tradition when he drafted the Declaration of Independence. But did he draw directly from contemporary works, as well?