§ Recommended Books

Western Civilization vs. Socialism

From Enlightenment to Revolution, by Eric Voegelin (Essays edited by John H. Hallowell)

Science, Politics & Gnosticism, by Eric Voegelin

The Fatal Conceit: The Errors of Socialism, by Friedrich Hayek

The Poverty of Historicism, by Karl Popper

The Roads to Modernity: The British, French, and American Enlightenments, by Gertrude Himmelfarb

On Looking into the Abyss, by Gertrude Himmelfarb

The Politics of Bad Faith: The Radical Assault on America's Future, by David Horowitz

The Origins of English Individualism, by Alan Macfarlane

Modern Times, by Paul Johnson

The Quest for Cosmic Justice, by Thomas Sowell

Who Are We? The Challenge to America's National Identity, by Samuel P. Huntington


The Road to Serfdom, by Friedrich Hayek

Basic Economics: A Citizen's Guide to the Economy, by Thomas Sowell

Economics in One Lesson, by Henry Hazlitt

Economics and the Public Welfare: A Financial and Economic History of the United States, 1914-1946, by Benjamin M. Anderson

America's Great Depression, by Murray N. Rothbard

FDR's Folly: How Roosevelt and his New Deal Prolonged the Great Depression, by Jim Powell

Economic Freedom and Interventionism: An Anthology of Articles and Essays, by Ludwig von Mises

The Law, by Frederic Bastiat (full text available at http://www.constitution.org/law/bastiat.htm)

Constitutional Law

The Federalist, by John Jay, Alexander Hamilton, and James Madison

Freedom, Virtue and the First Amendment, by Walter Berns

Confronting The Constitution: The Challenge to Locke, Montesquieu, Jefferson, and the Federalists from Utilitarianism, Historicism, Marxism, Freudiansim, Pragmatism, Existentialism...", edited by Allan Bloom

The Supreme Court and the Decline of Constitutional Aspiration, by Gary J. Jacobsohn

Original Intent: The Courts, the Constitution, & Religion, by David Barton

Charles Beard and the Constitution: A Critical Analysis of "An Economic Interpretation of the Constitution", by Robert E. Brown

Vindicating the Founders: Race, Sex, Class, and Justice in the Origins of America, by Thomas G. West

The True Intent of The First American Constitutions of 1776-1791, by Edward A. Kole

The First 13 Constitutions of the First American States, by Edward A. Kole

Education vs. Social "Science"

Inside American Education, by Thomas Sowell

Left Back: A Century of Failed School Reforms, by Diane Ravitch

The Conspiracy of Ignorance: The Failure of American Public Schools, by Martin L. Gross

Battle of the Books: The Curriculum Debate in America, by James Atlas

The Shadow University: The Betrayal of Liberty on America's Campuses, by Alan Charles Kors and Harvey A. Silverglate

Darwin on Trial, by Phillip E. Johnson

Darwin and the Darwinian Revolution, by Gertrude Himmelfarb

Darwin's Black Box: The Biochemical Challenge to Evolution, by Michael J. Behe

America Revised, by Frances FitzGerald

God and Man at Yale, by William F. Buckley, Jr.