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Fearing Freedom: The Intellectual and Spiritual Challenge to Liberalism
By Peter J. Boettke
This article appeared in the Winter 2014 issue of The Independent Review


Abstract

The absence of dominion and discrimination in human relationships is a cardinal feature of a free and just society, according to James Buchanan. If classical liberals emphasized this benefit, they would help assuage the public’s fears about having to take on greater responsibilities if the welfare state were repealed.



Other Independent Review articles by Peter J. Boettke
    Winter 2010   What Happened to “Efficient Markets”?
    Spring 2006   The Political Economy of Stalinism



Volume 18 Number 3
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