Author Archives: William Kline

About William Kline

William Kline is an associate professor in the department of Business Administration at the University of Illinois, Springfield.

A Brief History of Liberty by David Schmidtz and Jason Brennen

What’s interesting about this book is that arguments about liberty often seem to revolve around the idea that there is one correct theoretical concept of liberty.  This book makes the case there there are many types of liberty which while … Continue reading

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Peter Vallentyne “Left Libertarianism: A Primer”

One of the central differences between “left” and “right” libertarianism is the status of natural resources and land.  What justification can be given for, and what restrictions placed upon, original acquisition?  This book chapter is a nice overview of left … Continue reading

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David Hume on English Liberty.

This is an excerpt from his History of England. Source:  Online Library of Liberty, Liberty Fund, Inc.  

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Past Event, February 2013

Weekend Exploring Liberty Lecture Schedule Friday 2/1 PAC 3F (3rd floor) Lecture 1) “Why Liberty?” Dr. William Kline, 4:00pm -5:15pm Lecture 2) “Economic Freedom, Well Being, and Peace” Dr. Matt Brown, 6:15pm – 7:30pm Lecture 3) “Individualism” Dr. Michael Douma, … Continue reading

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The Entrepreneurial Process (10 min. video)

What makes entrepreneurs tick? Creative knowledge, initiative, trial and error, perseverance, and more. This mini lecture by Stephen Hicks is part of a new series of short, instructional lectures on entrepreneurship. This video is produced by the Center for Ethics … Continue reading

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