Archive for April 17th, 2009

St. Augustine’s Analysis of Emperor Obama and the Somali Pirate »

The U.S. Navy, it appears, will be directed to take more vigorous action against pirates off the coast of Somalia. “We are resolved to halt the rise of piracy in that region,” Emperor Obama said. Moral philosophers must busy themselves in answering the question: Is this action just? For classical authors, justice consisted of “giving to each man what is…
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Robert Higgs on Reason TV »

When Bob Higgs flew to D.C. to interview on C-SPAN recently, he stopped in to Reason TV to talk with Nick Gillespie about The Decline of American Liberalism by Arthur A. Ekirch, Jr., as well as his own Depression, War, and Cold War. We are publishing both books in paperback this month. Check out…
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