About Dylan Pahman

Dylan Pahman is a research fellow at the Acton Institute for the Study of Religion and Liberty, where he serves as managing editor of the Journal of Markets & Morality. He is also a fellow of the Sophia Institute: International Advanced Research Forum for Eastern Christian Life and Culture. Follow him on Twitter @DylanPahman.

The Imaginative Conservatism of S.L. Frank

By |2015-08-13T00:07:14-05:00August 13th, 2015|Categories: Conservatism, Philosophy, Russia|

The Russian philosopher S.L. Frank is not someone whose name comes up often among conservative cultural commentators anymore–if it ever enjoyed such currency. Indeed, I suspect that even when his works were more current, he was overshadowed in the Anglophone world by other more prominent contemporaries, such as Nicholas Berdyaev. That’s a shame. In his [...]

Let’s Get Back to Robbing Peter: The Welfare State and Demographic Decline

By |2014-10-17T23:54:18-05:00October 18th, 2014|Categories: Economics, Wilhelm Roepke|

The German economist Wilhelm Röpke, commenting on the expansion of European welfare states in 1958, wrote, “To let someone else foot the bill is, in fact, the general characteristic of the welfare state and, on closer inspection, its very essence.” While he did not argue that, therefore, such state assistance should in all cases be [...]

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