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Freedom is crucial both in markets and for ideas.  For society to improve upon the human condition, there must be a free flow within both.  Drawing on the ideas of J.S. Mill, Immanuel Kant, F.A. Hayek, and other intellectual greats, this essay examines the intellectual...

Image credit: defun, iStockAnalysis and Commentaryvia American GreatnessThe story of all Dark Ages is that when civilizations finally prefer suicide, they do it easily, and the remnants flock to the countryside to preserve what they can—allowing the cities go on with their ritual self-destruction. Read the Full...

Storied minds have argued that a failure to critically examine our beliefs makes us culpable for adverse outcomes. Beliefs lead to actions, which impact other people.  As Voltaire wrote during the Enlightenment — when society still had time away from the screen to reflect on philosophy,...

In this archived episode of the Hayek Program Podcast, Distinguished Affiliated Fellow Deirdre McCloskey considers the insights and findings of her book "Bourgeois Dignity: Why Economics Can't Explain the Modern World" in a presentation hosted by the George Mason University Economics Society. Listen as McCloskey...