George H. Smith discusses the role of modern intellectuals in government.
Smith discusses the role of modern intellectuals in government.
Abbott identifies the third-wave of Whiggery, Neo-conservatives.
In an economic system characterized by consumer sovereignty, people’s values determine the outcomes markets deliver.
Smith discusses the value of sociology and some misconceptions of methodological individualism.
Smith explores some features of social holism, as explained and defended by Emile Durkheim.
Roy Childs finds the most formidable of neo-conservative intellectuals “at once exciting and disturbing.”
Libertarians celebrate increasing individual liberties as the main fuel for human progress - material, moral, and intellectual.
Smith explores the controversy over whether sociology qualifies as an authentic science.
Edmund Burke condemned the French Revolution as a “digest of anarchy.” What relevance does his critique have for the modern libertarian movement?
Drawing on the work of Michael Freeden, Edwin van de Haar argues that supporters of liberty only really require three labels.
Smith explains Kant’s basic justification of government and why he opposed the rights of resistance and revolution.
“Nisbet views the anarchists as the major philosophers who successfully answer advocates of centralization of the state and collectivism.”
“If liberty is our first political value, tolerance must be our second.”
“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.”
Marina approaches the Revolution ‘from below.’
“Privately held rights, far from being the root of ecological problems and natural resource misuse, may be a key element in their solution.”