Murray reflects on his own book, “Human Accomplishment: The Pursuit of Excellence in the Arts and Sciences, 800 B.C. to 1950”
Charles Murray is a political scientist, author, and scholar at the American Enterprise Institute.
Charles Murray’s work has questioned the effectiveness and implications of the American welfare state and promoted individualist solutions instead.
Charles Murray’s new book raises intriguing questions—but is far less objectionable than one might think.
The Encyclopedia of Libertarianism is the first comprehensive, encyclopedic treatment of the libertarian movement.
David Boaz and Charles Murray each discuss their respective books about what it means to be a libertarian in this 1997 Cato debate.
Doug Bandow joins us to talk about the relationship between libertarianism and Chrisitanity.
Boaz rails against the “cartoonish misrepresentation” of libertarianism in pop culture.
Boaz outlines his libertarian view of rights and morality.
Can we argue for a guaranteed basic income within libertarian principles? Matt Zwolinski offered a case. But David Friedman says his arguments don’t work.
Decentralization and Federalism Is the Libertarian Way to Determine Whether a Basic Income Is Practical or Desirable
Mitchell argues against a national basic income, suggesting instead that federalism may provide a better solution to the problems of the current welfare state.
Persuaded by Reason: Joan Kennedy Taylor and the Rebirth of American Individualism by Jeff Riggenbach
A review of Jeff Riggenbach’s biography of Joan Kennedy Taylor, an important figure in the modern rebirth of the liberty movement.
Guaranteeing a minimum income to the poor is better than our current system of welfare, Zwolinski argues. And it can be justified by libertarian principles.
Starting from the premise that mass resistance to your ideas is a sign of success, Palmer critiques several criticisms of libertarian philosophy.
Tom G. Palmer provides a comprehensive overview of the vast literature on libertarianism, free market economics, and the philosophy of liberty.