The Soul of James Buchanan?
By Geoffrey Brennan
Michael C. Munger

This article appeared in the Winter 2014 issue of The Independent Review


Buchanan called his approach “politics without romance,” but he urged classical liberals to promote an ethos that would inspire the general public to imagine a better political community. This seeming paradox—a call for both political realism and idealism—reflected Buchanan’s emphasis on constitutional rules of order and a disdain for the rule of elites.

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