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Spontaneous Order, Classical Liberalism, and Conservatism

September 26, 2010 by


The fateful alliance between classical liberals and conservatives was aided in part by their mutual attraction to arguments beginning in the Scottish Enlightenment and continuing through Edmund Burke, and later in economics, that reason alone could not plan a just society.  As more egalitarian and managerially oriented liberals gravitated towards a more activist government as […]