Cartesianism

Cartesianism, the philosophical and scientific traditions derived from the writings of the French philosopher René Descartes (1596–1650). Metaphysically and epistemologically, Cartesianism is a species of rationalism, because Cartesians hold that knowledge—indeed,...

Individualism: True and False | F. A. Hayek

Du dix-huitième siècle et de la révolution, comme d’une source commune, étaient sortis deux fleuves: le premier conduisait les hommes aux institutions libres, tandis que le second les menait au pouvoir absolu. —Alexis de Tocqueville. 1 TO ADVOCATE any clear-cut...

A Hayekian Case for Free Markets and a Basic Income

Introduction If Friedrich Hayek is not in our discussions on how best to govern a community, he should be. Not only because his most popular book, The Road to Serfdom, was used by Reagan and Thacher to run a country (their own admission), but because he has a lot of...

Benefits of a Trusted Virtual Network

Benefits of a Trusted Network Creating a virtual network of trusted colleagues with whom you can share information about social work is a valuable lifelong learning tool. Competent and ethical social work practice requires that practitioners, educators, and students...