Freedom and Virtue
The Conservative Libertarian Debate
The long-running debates between between conservatives and libertarians are vigorous and highly charged, dealing with ideas about the very nature of liberty and morality. Like no other single work, Freedom and Virtue explores what unites and divides the adherents of these two important American traditions—shedding much light on our current political landscape.
Published: July, 2003
"For those who want an introduction to the debate, this is a good place to start. The rare sight of both sides critiquing each other can be eye-opening." —World
"In recent years…a new debate has broken out within conservative ranks, pitting traditional ‘moral conservatives' against a new group of 'libertarian conservatives'. This is primarily an intellectual debate within a small group of writers and scholars….
"[A] succinct primer on the two coexisting political visions that long have animated the American republic." —University Bookman