Abigail R. Hall Blanco
| Wednesday August 12, 2015 at 9:59 AM PDT
“Why do we have a government at all?” Occasionally, I have the chance to ask students this question. After examining the unintended consequences of government policies and discussing the economics of politics (i.e. public choice economics in the tradition of James Buchanan and Gordon Tullock), the rosy picture of government from their high school civics...Read More »
Samuel R. Staley
| Friday June 5, 2015 at 11:01 AM PDT
While watching the summer blockbuster Avengers: Age of Ultron, I had trouble shaking thoughts from two books not usually connected to action heroes, let alone movies: Adam Smith’s The Theory of Moral Sentiments and C.S. Lewis’s The Four Loves. I doubt writer/director Joss Whedon had these social philosophers in mind when he was writing...Read More »
| Monday May 12, 2008 at 12:59 PM PDT
I have an article defending rules, order and the natural law, as opposed to state lawlessness, here.