18. Street Wars of Religion: Puritans and Arminians
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18. Street Wars of Religion: Puritans and Arminians

Okay. Well, today we return to the main political and ecclesiastical narrative leading up to the– do you mind?–leading up to the outbreak of the civil wars in the mid-seventeenth century. We left our discussion of the Elizabethan church two weeks ago with the situation of relative calm at the end of Elizabeth’s reign. If […]

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Positive Rights vs. Negative Rights – Learn Liberty
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Positive Rights vs. Negative Rights – Learn Liberty

One reason there’s a lot of confusion about rights from both liberals and conservatives is that there are different sorts of rights. Besides the distinction between legal and moral rights, we also need to distinguish the different sorts of claims the assertion of a right makes. Philosophers generally use the expressions negative rights and positive […]

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