March 10, 2015
August 08, 2014
Hayek, Inequality, and Poverty Alleviation
June 10, 2014
What Libertarians Can Learn from Edmund Burke
In his new book, The Great Debate, Yuval Levin explores the birth of America’s Left and Right by contrasting the views of Thomas Paine and Edmund Burke. I’ve written previously on his chapter on choice vs. Continue Reading...
April 29, 2014
Burke vs. Paine on Choice, Obligation, and Social Order
I recently read Yuval Levin’s new book, The Great Debate: Edmund Burke, Thomas Paine, and the Birth of Right and Left, and found it remarkably rich and rewarding. Though the entire book is worthy of discussion, his chapter on choice vs. Continue Reading...
December 19, 2013
Now Available: Kuyper’s ‘Guidance for Christian Engagement in Government’
Christian’s Library Press has just released the first-ever English translation of Abraham Kuyper’s Our Program (Ons Program), under the title Guidance for Christian Engagement in Government. First published in 1879 with the goal of preparing citizens for participation in the general elections, Kuyper’s stated purpose was twofold, as summarized by translator and editor Harry Van Dyke: “to serve antirevolutionaries as a guide for promotional activities and to prepare them for the formal establishment of an Anti-Revolutionary Party.” Continue Reading...
July 17, 2013
Lord Acton on Catholic and Modern Views of Liberty
March 22, 2013
What Economics Can’t Explain
November 15, 2012
Is the Bail System Inherently Unjust?
September 19, 2012
Samuel Gregg: Mitt de Tocqueville
March 13, 2012