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Acton, Lord (1834-1902)

by Gregory Gronbacher

Lord Acton was a respected British historian and an advocate for limited government, religious freedom, and the Christian perspective of positive liberty.


Adams, John (1735-1826)

by Michiel Visser

John Adams, known as the 2nd US President, played a vital role in the American Revolution and contributed to the philosophy behind the US Constitution.


Aquinas, Thomas (c. 1225-1274)

by George H. Smith

Thomas Aquinas was a philosopher who greatly influenced Catholic thought and promoted law not as a way to regulate morality, but to allow human choice.


Aristotle (382-322 BC)

by Fred Miller

Known as one of the most foundational ancient thinkers, Aristotle’s works explored morality and ethics along with government and social organization.