Tag: Alexis de Tocqueville

Michael John Novak, Jr., 1933-2017 »

Our very dear friend and Founding Member of the Board of Advisors of the Independent Institute, Michael Novak, passed away at the age of 83, on February 17th. A man of immense generosity, integrity, joyfulness, and good will, Michael was one of the most important scholars, theologians, prolific authors, and public intellectuals of the...
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C. S. Lewis on Mere Liberty and the Evils of Statism, Part 3 (Final) »

Here Is the Final Part Continued from Part 2: Part 1 Scientism For Lewis, science should be a quest for knowledge, and his concern was that in the modern era science is too often used instead as a quest by some for power over others. Lewis did not dispute that science is an immensely...
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Nobelist in Peace Desmond Tutu on Advice for the Next U.S. President »

A very timely, new article by Nobel Peace Prize laureate Archbishop Desmond M. Tutu, has just been published in the San Francisco Chronicle: “Advice for the Next U.S. President,” by Desmond M. Tutu Archbishop Tutu is one of three honorees at the Independent Institute’s gala dinner event, A Gala for Liberty, to be held...
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