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5 Steps to a Successful Dissertation

5 Steps to a Successful Dissertation

The process of crafting and defending your dissertation can often feel daunting and leaves many PhD candidates feeling overwhelmed. This 5 step process can help you achieve your goal.

Danielle Allen - Civil Discourse

Danielle Allen on the Declaration of Independence and Self-Governance

The Declaration is a statement of both principle and action. The people are free to exercise their emancipated judgement in their own and collective interest through self-governance. For this to work, citizens must lay a foundation of shared principles and collectively organize the powers of government to promote their safety and happiness.

The Politics of War Powers

The Politics of War Powers

Twenty years ago, in response to the 9/11 attacks, Congress signed into law the Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF). However, as Sarah Burns Associate Professor of political science at Rochester Institute of Technology notes, this authorization is so open-ended that every president since its passing has the ability to carry out any operation without being meaningfully stopped by Congress.

The Road to Hayek – Bruce Caldwell’s Professional Journey

The Road to Hayek – Bruce Caldwell’s Professional Journey

A little over 30 years ago, Professor Bruce Caldwell discovered his passion for Austrian economics and the history of Nobel Prize winner Friedrich Hayek. Much like the start of any true passion project, Caldwell just needed the right introduction.

Bryan Caplan Discusses Book: Open Borders

Bryan Caplan Discusses Book: ‘Open Borders’

Bryan Caplan, George Mason University economics professor and bestselling author of the graphic novel Open Borders: The Science and Ethics of Immigration, has a long history with the Institute for Humane Studies. He attended IHS seminars and colloquia dating back to the early 1990s, and met Tyler Cowen through an IHS summer fellows program directed by philosopher Roderick Long.