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  • Gary Gutting responds to Bertrand Russell and Adam Smith on work, leisure, and value for The Stone.

  • Timothy Spangler reviews Wealth and Poverty: A New Edition for the Twenty-First Century and Free Market Revolution: How Ayn Rand’s Ideas Can End Big Government for the Los Angeles Review of Books: “Many of the same post-War thinkers are referenced, and in many ways the two books complement each other—one a large dense and highly ornamented Wagner opera, the other a memorable Broadway show with tunes you can hum during the cab ride home.”

  • Anthony Gottlieb explores evolutionary psychology’s “Just So Stories” for the New Yorker.

  • Dave Maier asks, “What kind of a perspectivist is Nietzsche?” at 3 Quarks Daily.

  • Harvey C. Mansfield surveys what some major works of political philosophy have to say about elections for Defining Ideas.

  • Russell A. Berman at the London School of Economics’s European Politics and Policy blog on how anti-Americanism in Europe has fallen during the Obama administration, but the potential remains for its resurgence.

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