Natural rights are an essential part of the liberal tradition.
A compilation of links to all the content associated with Equality Month 2016.
In the Enlightenment natural law tradition, we can discern what rights we have by reason alone.
A compilation of links to all the content associated with Fascism Month 2016.
For libertarians, property rights are deeply linked with our rights to bodily integrity, but for leftists, property rights aren’t seen as particularly important.
Babcock analyzes Murray Rothbard’s 1963 essay “The Negro Revolution.”
Ludwig von Mises showed that when the government solves a problem, that means the problem is solved bureaucratically.
The libertarian alliance with conservatism is called “fusionism.” It needs to end.
A brief history of modern libertarian engagement with the study and practice of nonviolent action.
A short profile of the ideas of Gene Sharp, the foremost scholar of nonviolent resistance.
Economic liberty is neither separable from, nor inferior to, other freedoms.
Libertarians should support open borders, with possible exceptions for the exclusion of convicted criminals and people carrying disease.
Babcock examines how Hayekian insights can guide feminist reform efforts.
Babcock examines a concrete case of the conflict between Hayek and rationalism: feminism.
Hayek’s insights are important for building a sucessful rationalist ethics.
Babcock offers advice on how to best apply Hayekian ideas to debates about social reform.
It’s often thought that Hayek disproved the possibility of a rationalist ethics. Babcock argues he didn’t.
How much should we trust our moral intuitions? Is the task of ethics to describe those intuitions, or to change them?