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Volume 18  Number 3  •  Winter 2014
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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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Other Independent Review articles by Michael C. Munger
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    Winter 2018   On the Origins and Goals of Public Choice
    Winter 2018   Overlooked Costs of War-Related Public Research
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