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David Theroux: C.S. Lewis on Mere Liberty and the Evils of Statism
Recorded: Friday, June 26, 2015
David Theroux, Founder and President of Independent Institute and the C.S. Lewis Society, presents at the 2015 Western Conservative Summit held in Denver, CO.
Experts: David J. Theroux Type: Other Event Issues: Bureaucracy and Government, Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Culture/ Society, Freedom, History (International), Political Ideology and Philosophy
C.S. Lewis on Natural Law and Liberty
Inaugural Presentation: Center for Western Civilization, Berkeley, California
Recorded: Sunday, April 26, 2015
Drawing on C.S. Lewiss varied writingsfiction for both adults and children, non-fiction essays and scholarly treatises, poetry, and extensive correspondence with people from all walks of lifeIndependent Institute President David Theroux presents Lewiss highly developed, Judeo-Christian philosophical insights into our relationship with power and human aspirations.
From his declining an offer of knighthood to his keen essays such as The Humanitarian Theory of Punishment, C.S. Lewiss timeless thinking provides rich insights into how to apply natural-law principles to our world and the challenges we all face today.
Experts: David J. Theroux Type: Other Event Issues: Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Collectivism, Constitutional Law, Culture/ Society, Democracy, Education, Free Speech, Freedom, Government Power, Government Secrecy, Government Waste/Pork, History (International), Law Enforcement, Nationalism, Political Ideology and Philosophy, Politics, Privacy, Privatization, Property Rights, Public Health/ Consumer Protection, Regulation and Deregulation, Religion, Science, Technology, Welfare
Senior Fellow Charles Pena on the Manhunt for the Boston Bombing Suspects
Recorded: Friday, April 19, 2013
Senior Fellow Charles Pena on the manhunt for the Boston bombing suspects.
Experts: Charles V. Peña Type: Television Issues: Crime, Gun Control, Law Enforcement, Terrorism and National Crises
Full Video of The Independent Institutes 25th Anniversary Gala for Liberty
Recorded: Tuesday, November 15, 2011
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Full Video of The Independent Institutes 2011
25th Anniversary Gala for Liberty held November 15, 2011.
Part 1: Introductory Remarks and Tribute to Robert Higgs
Part 2: Tribute to Mario Vargas Llosa
Part 3: History of The Independent Institute and Fund for the Future
Part 4: Tribute to Lech Walesa
Part 5: Special Tributes, Sponsors, and Credits
Experts: Leszek Balcerowicz, Price V. Fishback, Robert Higgs, Ron Paul, Jorge Quiroga, David J. Theroux, Archbishop Desmond M. Tutu, Mario Vargas Llosa, Lech Wałęsa, Yuri Yarim-Agaev Type: Independent Institute Event Issues: Bureaucracy and Government, Business, Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Constitutional Law, Defense and Foreign Policy, Democracy, Economic History and Development (U.S.), Economic Policy, Government Power, History (International), History (U.S), Latin America, Nationalism, Political Ideology and Philosophy, Politics, Privatization, Property Rights, Terrorism and National Crises
Can the U.S. Withdraw from Afghanistan and Iraq?
Recorded: Wednesday, December 9, 2009
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Civil strife in Iraq continues and instability may only increase after the January elections. U.S. withdrawal has become an acceptable strategy in Washington, but will it be tenable if violence escalates and Iraq unravels again?
Experts: Ivan Eland, Peter Galbraith, Charles V. Peña Type: Independent Institute Event Issues: Defense and Foreign Policy, Democracy, Diplomacy and Foreign Aid, Freedom, History (International), Politics, Terrorism and National Crises
What the Second Amendment Means Today
Recorded: Wednesday, July 2, 2008
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Experts: Robert Higgs, Don B. Kates Jr., David J. Theroux Type: Independent Institute Event Issues: Constitutional Law, Gun Control, History (U.S)
Is the Second Amendment an Individual Right?
Recorded: Monday, June 9, 2008
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An Independent Policy Forum held on 6/09/08. Joyce Lee Malcolm and Stephen Halbrook discuss the history of the Second Amendment and its interpretation in American law.
Experts: Stephen P. Halbrook, Joyce Lee Malcolm, David J. Theroux Type: Independent Institute Event Issues: Constitutional Law, Gun Control, History (U.S)
P.J. ORourke On the Wealth of Nations
Recorded: Friday, February 9, 2007
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In this hilarious and insightful examination of Adam Smiths work, P.J. shows us why this seminal book on economic liberty is so relevant today and why it has been so revolutionary.
Experts: P. J. ORourke, David J. Theroux Type: Television Issues: Economists, History (International)