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2020 Essays

Christian Torsell, Notre Dame
"The Very Important Virtue of Tolerance"

Myron Highsmith, Auburn University
"A Restrictive Philosophy Assessing the Forfeiture of Modern American Virtue to Smith’s Man of the System"

Davis Smith, Gutenberg College
"Returning to the Roots of Society: An Analysis of Adam Smith's Natural Law Theory"


Previous Year's Essays


Warren Mills, Troy University - Honorable Mention

Daniel Strunk, Duke University - First Place
"What Hayek’s Liberalism Adds to Burke’s Conservatism"

Wein Le Teng, University of Chicago - First Place
"A Contemporary Re-Assessment of Friedman's Free to Choose: The Limitations of Social Justice"


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