The Limits of Private Governance

by Chris W. Surprenant on Mar 8, 2016

In many contexts, private governance can be highly effective—but not in all circumstances.



Kant on Justified Taxation

by Chris W. Surprenant on May 27, 2015

Immanuel Kant said taxation was justified when it increased human autonomy by providing for people’s basic survival needs or for the protection of property rights.


Kant on the Virtues of a Free Society

by Chris W. Surprenant on Apr 7, 2015

Surprenant discusses Kant’s thinking on the relationship between individuals’ moral development and the political sphere.