Examines two conflicting conceptions of liberty held by various Western intellectuals and cultures in the long trek toward the modern individual rights-based ideal.
Articles on history from The Objective Standard.
Surveys the vital ideas and pivotal accomplishments of the great American founder and George Washington’s top aide, Alexander Hamilton.
Daniel Wahl reviews A Man on the Moon: The Voyages of the Apollo Astronauts, by Andrew Chaikin.
Focuses on ways in which America’s founders learned from the Greeks’ mistakes and sought to avoid them in constructing the land of liberty.
Surveys the choices, values, and events that shaped Rand’s intellectual and professional life.
Examines the myths and facts surrounding Joseph McCarthy and his efforts to expose communist infiltration into the U.S. government in the 1950s.
Part one of a three-part series examining ways in which ancient Greek philosophers and statesmen influenced the American founders.
Surveys the history of political freedom and force, from the dawn of reason in ancient Greece to the Dark Ages, the Renaissance, and so on,… More »
On socialist theory and practice, the mass murders committed under various forms of the ideology, and the American professors who nevertheless advocate it.
The Cave and the Light: Plato Versus Aristotle, and the Struggle for the Soul of Western Civilization, by Arthur Herman; reviewed by Jon Hersey.