Category Archives: Syllabus

Liberty Studies

A course syllabus from William Kline, director of the Liberty Studies Project at the University of Illinois, Springfield. Syllabus Link:  Liberty Studies Syllabus Course Description What is liberty and why would we want it?  This course is an examination of … Continue reading

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The Idea of Freedom

Syllabus by Elemer Hankiss  at the Central European University in Budapest, Hungary.  Of particular interest is the categories of study on freedom the author identifies:  The alien World Hypothesis; Concepts of Freedom; Freedom through Myths and Religion; Freedom and History; Freedom, … Continue reading

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Business and Economic Ethics

A course syllabus from Stephen Hicks Executive Director of the Center for Ethics and Entrepreneurship. SYLLABUS LINK:  Business and Economic Ethics Business & Economic Ethics Dr. Stephen Hicks www.StephenHicks.org Of all the endeavors that have contributed to the quality of … Continue reading

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Modern Theories of Freedom

“Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire!” —W. B. Yeats COURSE DESCRIPTION From the catalogue: This course will explore in depth one of the basic philosophic movements or conceptual themes that characterize modernity, … Continue reading

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Philosophical Perspectives on Liberty

I. Scope and Goals of the Course Patrick Henry, the great orator of revolutionary Virginia (and bête noir of Mr. Jefferson) demanded, “Give me liberty or give me death!” Did he get his wish? Abraham Lincoln apparently believed so, because … Continue reading

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