Murray reflects on his own book, “Human Accomplishment: The Pursuit of Excellence in the Arts and Sciences, 800 B.C. to 1950”
Hoskins and O’Driscoll explore the role of property rights in economic development
Boaz highlights how history shapes our view of the present and stresses the necessity of looking back to the Founding Fathers to learn what makes America great.
Kelley defines ‘modernity’ as the rational culture of the Enlightenment.
Boaz acknowledges that America is in no golden age of liberty, but adds that freedom is on a perpetual march forward.
Donald Kochan reviews James Madison’s essay, “Property.”
This essay examines the important role culture plays in markets.
In his final interview before his death in 2002, Robert Nozick covers a range of topics, including his purported repudiation of libertarianism.
Daniel Griswold argues that free trade is not only more efficient than protectionism but also more moral.
Samples explores James Madison’s life by examining his motivations in drafting and later defending the United States Constitution.
Powell examines the expansion of liberty in western culture and covers the history of free thinkers from Cicero to Ayn Rand.
Lord Acton was a 19th century politician, historian, and writer best remembered for his commentary on the corrupting influence of power.
The French satirist, agitator, writer, and politician Frédéric Bastiat was France’s foremost champion of liberty in the 19th century.
Richard Cobden was the premiere advocate of free trade in 19th century Britain.
Edward Coke was a great English jurist, scholar, and reformer. He opposed absolute monarchy and promoted the common law.
Swiss-born thinker, politician, author, and activist Benjamin Constant defended freedom in France against the ancien regime, the Terror, and Napoleon.