Monthly Archives: November 2010

Column on The Road to Fascism

The Road to FascismTibor R. Machan        The usual beef among those who dislike trends in this country’s economic policies is that we will soon have a socialist system. And it does appear that with more and more economic issues … Continue reading

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Column on Do We Have a Moral Nature?

Do We Have a Moral Nature? Tibor R. Machan It is often held, by admirers of modern science (which took off around about the 15th century) that if human beings are parts of nature, there can be no room for … Continue reading

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Column on Dogmatism on the Left

Dogmatism on the Left Tibor R. Machan As a loyal reader of books, articles and columns by members of the American intellectual left, I marvel often at just how blind these folks can be to their own dogmatism.  Folks like … Continue reading

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Column on What’s so Bad About Exceptionalism?

What’s so Bad About Exceptionalism? Tibor R. Machan        There is nothing amiss with exceptionalism, never mind the slurs against it by the likes of NYU Law Professor Ronald Dworkin (in The New York Review of Books).  To regard the … Continue reading

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Column on Are Corporations People?

Are Corporations People? Tibor R. Machan Much fussing is in evidence from certain circles–some heavy hitters, like Professor Ronald Dworkin–about the Supreme Court’s recent ruling that protects corporations against government intervention when they make political contributions.  The common complaint appears … Continue reading

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Column on Is Capitalism Cruel?

Is Capitalism Cruel? Tibor R. Machan Now this issues must always be dealt with comparatively–is capitalism cruel, harsh, heartless compared to what?   Some folks I know have maintained that compared to socialism, capitalism is indeed all these things but … Continue reading

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CV (continued)

                “Why Agreement is not Enough,” Philosophia, Vol. 28, Nos. 1-2 (2000)                 “Egoism and Benevolence,” The Journal of Ayn Rand Studies, Vol. 1, No. 2 (Spring 2000), 281-89.                 “Introduction: Liberty and Hard Cases,” Symposium in Journal des Economists … Continue reading

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