Pope discusses Jan Narveson’s, The Libertarian Idea.
Caplan debunks the widely accepted myth of the rational voter, arguing instead that voters are rationally irrational and vote economically.
Smith begins a series of essays on the Declaration of Independence by examining colonial reaction to its list of grievances.
Jefferson drew on a rich intellectual tradition when he drafted the Declaration of Independence. But did he also draw directly from contemporary works?
Samples discusses the conflict between freedom of speech and equality with regard to campaign finance laws.
Pope deconstructs “Contractarianism” - the belief that the principles of justice and morality are not developped simply from intuition.
Smith continues his series on the Declaration of Independence by looking to the intellectual history behind its famous reference to unalienable rights.
Szasz presents seven reasons why health care is becoming more and more expensive.
Sanchez continues the debate about Narveson’s moral structure - arguing that a moral foundation must have both internal and external influences.