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    Liberal Education for Liberal Democracy

    by  • September 12, 2012 • Articles • 1 Comment

    In 2009, the Independent Institute held an essay contest to choose its Sir John M. Templeton fellows on the question, Which virtues contribute the most toward achieving freedom, and how can the institutions of civil society encourage the exercise of those virtues? This question was prompted by Benjamin Franklin’s remark, “Only a virtuous people...

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