Tag Archives: Tibor Machan

More on Marx and violent revolution

In an earlier post on Marx and Engels’s The Communist Manifesto, I offered two explanations for why the 1848 Marx held that communism could only come about by violent revolution. In response to that post, Tibor Machan pointed me to … Continue reading

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Carlin Romano’s America the Philosophical

Over the years I’ve enjoyed and learned from many of Carlin Romano’s articles in The Chronicle of Higher Education. He can do good philosophical reporting. So I picked up America the Philosophical, and I was disappointed. Romano’s thesis is that … Continue reading

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Profiles in Liberty: Tibor Machan

Tibor Machan is professor of philosophy at Chapman University in California. He was born in Communist Hungary, smuggled out as a teenager, and came to the United States, where he earned his Ph.D. from the University of California, Santa Barbara. … Continue reading

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Profiles in Liberty — series trailer

Forthcoming in January 2012. Profiles in Liberty main page.

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A good year for Explaining Postmodernism

The Portuguese translation was published in Brazil, a Serbo-Croatian translation of the first chapter was published, and a new, expanded edition was published last month in Kindle and this month in a snazzy hardcover. Samples from the scholarly reviewers of … Continue reading

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Hayek and Rand on reason — APEE panelists

In addition to the session on Ethics and the Financial Crisis, I am chairing a session on the theme of “Reason in Hayek and Rand” for the Association for Private Enterprise Education conference to be held April 11-13, 2010 in … Continue reading

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“Nietzsche and the Nazis” documentary published

Nietzsche and the Nazis, A Personal View by Stephen Hicks, Ph.D. Publisher: Ockham’s Razor Publishing, 2006. Format: 2:45-hour DVD documentary. Reviewed by Professor Tibor Machan. The first several minutes of the documentary are posted at YouTube: [Go to the Nietzsche … Continue reading

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Worth Reading for March 2006

3/31 Being a Brief Guide to Religious Denominations in America: A Baptist is a man who got saved. A Methodist is a Baptist who got shoes. A Congregationalist is a Methodist who moved to town. A Presbyterian is a Congregationalist … Continue reading

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