The Roman philosopher’s fragile trinity of natural law, popular sovereignty, and liberty represents a pinnacle of classical republican thought.
Scott B. Nelson
4 book reviews & articles by Scott B. Nelson.
Apr 15, 2022
Tacitus shows that real virtue is not something we self-attribute but a trait of character recognized by others.
Sep 1, 2021
The Austrian School founder, Carl Menger, could speak of the common good and patriotism without falling into socialism, nationalism, or protectionism.
May 21, 2021
Dante argues that judgment consists in knowing and pursuing the good. Those who err in either respect are not free.
Scott B. Nelson is Research and Strategy Advisor at the Austrian Economics Center and Hayek Institut. His most recent book is Tragedy and History: The German Influence on Raymond Aron’s Political Thought. His next work, Capitoline: Cicero, Politics, and the 21st Century, co-authored with Matthew Edwards, will be published by Academica Press in Fall 2022.