Read “What Is Conservatism” readings by Ronald Reagan, Russell Kirk, Frank Meyer and other top conservative thinkers here.
The following books are essential for understanding conservatism. The self-study student should begin at the beginning and read them all. Since you have read the liberal classics at your college, you will know twice as much as everyone else on campus. You may obtain the following books from your library for self-study or order the books by clicking on the titles below. Most of the books listed here, and several others, are synopsized in theSummary of Classics section of the Online Classroom or by visiting http://www.firstprinciples.us.
F.A. Hayek, The Constitution of Liberty
Frank Meyer, In Defense of Freedom
Joseph Schumpeter, Capitalism, Socialism and Democracy
John Chamberlain, The Roots of Capitalism
Charles Murray, In Pursuit of Happiness and Good Government
Richard Cornuelle, Reclaiming the American Dream
Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy in America
Richard Weaver, Ideas Have Consequences
Russell Kirk, Roots of American Order
James Madison, Alexander Hamilton, John Jay, The Federalist Papers
Wilhelm Ropke, A Humane Economy
Adam Smith, The Wealth of Nations
Lord Acton, Essays in The History of Liberty
Milton Friedman, Capitalism and Freedom
Friedrich A. von Hayek, The Road to Serfdom
John Locke, Second Treatise on Civil Government
Session Three: Types of Conservatism
The Hill By: Charles N. W. Keckler
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJune 26, 2015
ACU Chairman Matt Schlapp on today’s Supreme Court decision in “Obergefell v. Hodges”:
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 25, 2015
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(Washington, DC) Today, The American Conservative Union (ACU) Chairman
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This gives conservatives and our like-minded
The Iran Nuclear Deal: What Can We Expect?
This summer, President Obama and Secretary Kerry seek to establish a nuclear
Written By: Spencer Brown
In a speech on voting rights in Houston, Texas, Thursday afternoon, democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton outlined three groups of disenfranchised