Lost Language, Lost Liberalism

A review of the changes 1880-1940 to the central semantics of liberal civilization.

Related Links

Kevin Frei and I have launched a project called Liberalism Unrelinquished, and we offer a reading list on the history of classical liberalism.

I published a short piece at The Atlantic, about the origination of "liberal" in a political sense of the term.

Here are links to other stuff authored/coauthored by me.

Ryan Daza and I are grateful to the Adam Smith Institute for endorsing this project and giving their imprimatur to it. ASI's homepage is here.

4L is authored by Daniel B. Klein, Professor of Economics, JIN Chair at the Mercatus Center, George Mason University, Associate Fellow of the Ratio Institute; email: dklein@gmu.edu

Quotations compiled by Ryan Daza & Daniel B. Klein