Despite Calhoun’s flaws, he was able to use his long career in tumultuous times to develop rare insight into the nature of constitutional government.
Reviews of Liberty Fund's classic publications in the tradition of free and responsible self-government.
Forrest McDonald, described The Creation of the Presidency by Charles C. Thach, Jr. as “an unprecedented achievement."
Nature hates a vacuum, and if modern civic life does not fill itself with a range of sound mystiques, others, more dark, will make an entrance.
Trevor Colbourn seeks to understand the intellectual world the Founders inhabited, in part, by compiling inventories of what they read.
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Cochrane offers a profound reminder that politics cannot regenerate the world.
At best, scholars often view Spencer as a magnificent dinosaur, at worst a grumpy phantom of Christmas past—this is a mistake.
De Jouvenel’s interest is always to ensure open access to the market, an institution that engenders virtue—without exalting it above human flourishing.
The debate reveals two incompatible visions of American constitutionalism and ordered liberty that are vital to understand today.