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Order and Virtue

by Philip Abbott in 1978

Abbott identifies the third-wave of Whiggery,  Neo-conservatives.

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Social Laws, Part 5

by George H. Smith on Aug 29, 2014

Smith discusses the value of sociology and some misconceptions of methodological individualism.

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Social Laws, Part 9

by George H. Smith on Sep 26, 2014

Smith explores some features of social holism, as explained and defended by Emile Durkheim.

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Progress

by George H. Smith on Aug 15, 2008

Libertarians celebrate increasing individual liberties as the main fuel for human progress - material, moral, and intellectual.

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Social Laws, Part 3

by George H. Smith on Aug 8, 2014

Smith explores the controversy over whether sociology qualifies as an authentic science.

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The Meaning of “Liberalism”

by Edwin van de Haar on Apr 22, 2015

Drawing on the work of Michael Freeden, Edwin van de Haar argues that supporters of liberty only really require three labels.

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Nisbet, “The Twilight of Authority”

by Leonard P. Liggio on Jun 1, 1976

“Nisbet views the anarchists as the major philosophers who successfully answer advocates of centralization of the state and collectivism.”

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Letters to the Editor

by Various Authors on Jun 1, 1979

“Jeff Riggenbach is one of those rare individuals who write so well that it is easy to think the content of his articles must be as good as the form.”

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Property Rights and Natural Resource Management

by Richard Stroup and John Baden on Dec 1, 1979

“Privately held rights, far from being the root of ecological problems and natural resource misuse, may be a key element in their solution.”