Liberty and Language

"Politics and the English Language," by George Orwell (1946). In George Orwell, A Collection of Essays (Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday & Co., 1954). This delightful essay shows the connection between plain speech and liberty. An eloquent warning against inflated language.

Liberty and Language, by Geoffrey Sampson (New York: Oxford University Press, 1979). An argument from the nature of language for classical liberalism.

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