“The Free Man’s Almanac, compiled by Leonard Read, is one of the best and most useful for libertarians that I have run across.”
“The idea of value has different meanings as used in different intellectual disciplines, [and] a common meaning…does not exist.”
“There is no doubt that these liberal parents are to a great extent responsible for having created their radical children.”
“The market produces a spontaneous order in which the different, shifting ends of individuals are satisfied.”
Literature of Liberty reviews a slew of major historians’ recent studies of a subject far too often neglected in libertarian circles.
“Anderson argues that Sartrean ethics formulates a meaningful ethical position for those who proclaim the death of God and of all objective values.”
“The American experience made no impact on the leaders of the Church.”
A speech on psychology and liberty-as-lived-experience.
And by what criteria would we assess such a question?
“Although the nation is sometimes shocked by police brutality…there are even more powerful forces among the enemies of the American people.”
How, exactly, do we know rights exist?
“Grotius inherited his opposition to tyranny.”
“The insidious forces which produce inequality and destroy liberty are the subject of a large part of this volume.”
Liberalism and republicanism together made for a stronger worldview.
Philospher Henry Babcock Veatch explores the long history and vibrant future of Natural Law.
“Mill’s allowance of some [interventionism] was always qualified by a concern to promote diversity, variety, and autonomy in all spheres of human life.”
“His thinking on this issue was not static or monolithic but shifted over time and falls into three distinct stages.”
“The radical thrust of the Physiocrats’ insistence on the sanctity and inviolability of private property spurred on the individualism of the French Revolution.”