In 1817 the Frenchman the Count Destutt de Tracy published his Treatise on the Will and Its Effects. Thomas Jefferson was so enthusiastic he had it translated into English.
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Sheldon Richman is the former editor of The Freeman and a contributor to The Concise Encyclopedia of Economics. He is the author of Separating School and State: How to Liberate America's Families and thousands of articles.
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