Text of Publications
John Hasnas
McDonough School of Business
Georgetown University


Institute for Humane Studies Summer Seminars
Students interested in exploring the nature of a free society may apply for free week-long interdisciplinary summer seminars.

Koch Summer Fellow Program
Students interested in working with market-oriented public policy organizations in the Washington, DC area may apply for summer internships.

Kennedy Institute of Ethics Bioethics Library

An extremely valuable resource for bioethics research.


The Loneliness of the Long-time Libertarian

A personal history of the evolution of my thinking.


Of Voting and T-shirts

What school yard sports taught me about voting


Reflections on Election Day

An observation about the essence of democratic government.


The Defining Characteristic of a Libertarian

A two sentence definition of libertarianism


What It Feels Like To Be A Libertarian

Why libertarianism is an emotionally as well as an intellectually demanding political philosophy


How A Libertarian Knows He’s Making Progress


The Distinction Between Theory and Practice

A real life lesson in the limitations of human knowledge