Understanding human thought and behavior is critical to analyzing our world, forming our worldview, and establishing the principles upon which we build our communities.

Throughout history, many great thinkers have presented their views of human nature and of the societies in which they lived.

Many of their observations and much of their wisdom is timeless and as such there is much to be gleaned from studying the philosophies of these great men.


Student's Guide to Philosophy, Ralph McInnery

Student's Guide to Political Philosophy, Harvey Claflin

Philosophy, A Short Introduction, Edward Craig

Politics, Aristotle

The Constitution of Liberty, F. A. Hayek

The Second Treatise of Government, John Locke

Democracy in America, Alexis de Tocqueville

Common Sense, Thomas Paine

A Conflict of Visions, Thomas Sowell

The Republic and the Laws, Cicero

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

The Conservative Mind, Russel Kirk

The Opium of the Intellectuals, Raymond Aron

The Fatal Conceit, F.A. Hayek

The Great Debate, Yuval Levin

The Collected Works of Edmund Burke, Edmund Burke

Natural Right and History, Leo Strauss

The Law, Frederic Bastiat

The Spirit of Laws, Baron de Montesquieu

On Liberty, John Stuart Mill

Treatise on Law, Thomas Aquinas

A Treatise of Human Nature, David Hume

The Social Contract, Jean-Jaques Rousseau

Leviathan, Thomas Hobbes

Communist Manifesto, Karl Marx

Mein Kampf, Adolf Hitler