Immanuel Kant on War and Peace

by George H. Smith on Jun 20, 2016

Smith discusses some of Kant’s ideas about the moral, political, and practical aspects of perpetual peace.


Immanuel Kant on Spontaneous Order

by George H. Smith on Jun 10, 2016

Smith explains Kant’s notion of the “unsocial sociability” of human nature, and how these antagonistic tendencies generate human progress.


Are Rights a Religious Idea?

by Grant Babcock on Jun 6, 2016

In the Enlightenment natural law tradition, we can discern what rights we have by reason alone.


On Reaping What You Sow

by Neera K. Badhwar on May 12, 2016

Immorality often has bad consequences, for individuals and also for societies.


The Epistemic Limits of Radicalism

by Jason Kuznicki on May 9, 2016

Kuznicki explores the implications of libertarian radicalism being based on epistemic humility.


Immanuel Kant on Property Rights

by George H. Smith on May 6, 2016

Smith discusses how Kant used his theory of property rights to justify government, and how he distinguished physical possession from rightful ownership.