Contributors – The Centre for Independent Studies

James Q. Wilson


Featured Publication

  • The Morality of Capitalism 15 October 1997 | OP62
    Capitalism is winning the economic battle all over the world. The collapse of socialism has left it without serious challenge as a wealth-creating system. But moral criticism of capitalism continues. Even its defenders often deny that it has any moral…...
    Capitalism is winning the economic battle all over the world. The collapse of socialism has left it without serious challenge as a wealth-creating system. But moral criticism of capitalism continues. Even its defenders often deny that it has any moral…
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Media & Commentary

  • A reminder of darker times 14 September 2001 | The Daily Telegraph
    It has been said that those who lack the imagination of disaster are doomed to be surprised by the world. Many people have been so surprised by the awful happenings of this week, brought home to us – literally –…
    It has been said that those who lack the imagination of disaster are doomed to be surprised by the world. Many people have been so surprised by the awful happenings of this week, brought home to us – literally –…
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Publications

  • The Moral Sense: An Essay 01 August 1994 | OP50
    What are the sources of moral order? This is an important question when violence, dishonesty, family break-up and other social problems affect an increasing proportion of the population. In The Moral Sense: An Essay James Q. Wilson locates the source of moral order in a ‘moral sense’- ‘a directly felt…...
    What are the sources of moral order? This is an important question when violence, dishonesty, family break-up and other social problems affect an increasing proportion of the population. In The Moral Sense: An Essay James Q. Wilson locates the source of moral order in a ‘moral sense’- ‘a directly felt…
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