The Federalist Papers
Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay
Together with the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution, these foundational essays remain the primary source of American political thought and the basis for history’s strongest and most durable democracy.
A Treatise of Human Nature
The most comprehensive work on human nature ever written, Hume’s classic of the Age of the Enlightenment has become a cornerstone of philosophical thought in the fields of epistemology, psychology, and religion.
Reflections on the Revolution in France
One of the best-known intellectual attacks against the French Revolution, Burke’s political pamphlet is a defining tract of modern conservatism and key contribution to the theories of international relations.