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About IHS / Core Principles

Our Principles

About IHS / Core Principles

Our Principles

Advancing the Ideas of a Free and Open Society

At IHS, we believe the principles within the classical liberal tradition serve as the foundation for the good society, where individuals and communities thrive in a context of peace, prosperity, and mutual respect. The classical liberal tradition has a rich history, drawing upon a variety of ancient, medieval, and modern thinkers. It continues to be developed by scholars today. Like all vibrant intellectual traditions, classical liberal thought includes diverse points of view about the nature of society, the individual, and the relationship between the two.

Principles of Classical Liberalism

Like all vibrant intellectual traditions, classical liberal thought includes diverse points of view about the nature of society, the individual, and the relationship between the who.

Core Classical Liberal Principles and Ideas

We believe that these ideas are particularly important for understanding and supporting the good society — a pluralistic society in which intellectual and economic progress are the norm and where individuals flourish in a context of openness, voluntary and peaceful cooperation, and mutual respect.
Each of the principles and ideas we describe below has a rich intellectual tradition of its own that continues to develop. These brief descriptions are intended to serve as a starting point — an invitation to inquiry — that we hope will lead to deeper conversations.

Human Dignity

Human Dignity

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Individual Freedom

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Voluntary Action

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Rule of Law

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Spontaneous Order

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Freedom of Expression

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Civil Society

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Economic Freedom

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Toleration & Pluralism

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Intellectual Humility

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Peaceful Solutions

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Justice

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  2. An HR team member will review your application submission  
  3. If selected for consideration, you will speak with a recruiter 
  4. If your experience and skills match the role, you will interview with the hiring manager
  5. If you are a potential fit for the position, you will interview with additional staff members
  6. If you are the candidate chosen, we will extend a job offer

 

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