An engaging introduction to the foundations of a free society, exploring the historical, economic, and philosophical roots of libertarian thought. Ideal for undergraduates and recent graduates seeking to understand how the central principle of classical liberalism—individual liberty—relates to government, society, and human nature.
May 25-31 ● Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC
- Frédéric Bastiat,Economic Harmonies
- Frédéric Bastiat, Economic Sophisms
- Bryan Caplan, "Externalities" from The Concise Encyclopedia of Economics
- Bryan Caplan, "The Marginal Tooth"
- John Hasnas, "Hayek, the Common Law, and Fluid Drive"
- Wolfgang Kasper, "Competition" from The Concise Encyclopedia of Economics
- Gabriel Kolko, "The New Deal Illusion"
- Leonard E. Read, "I, Pencil: My Family Tree as told to Leonard E. Read"
- Robert Rector and Rachel Sheffield, "Understanding Poverty in the United States: Surprising Facts About America's Poor"
- Sheldon Richman, "Antifederalists Vindicated"
- Russell Roberts, "Where Do Prices Come From?"
- Russell Roberts, "Incentives Matter"
- John Samples, "An Introduction to Rent Seeking"
- Clifford Winston, Government Failure versus Market Failure: Microeconomics Policy Research and Government Performance
- Justin Wolfers, "Are Economists Cheap? Or Do We Just Believe in Comparative Advantage?"
- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, 1997 Annual Report
July 20-26 ● Bryn Mawr College, Philadelphia, PA area
- Aristotle, Nicomachean Ethics Book 1, Chapters 1-5; Book 2; Book 3, Chapters 1-5
- Frédéric Bastiat, The Law
- John Locke, Second Treatise on Government Chapters 1-2, 5, 7, 11, and 18
- John Stuart Mill, On Liberty