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The Complete Writings of Thomas Paine, Volume 2

BooksMay 3, 2008
The writings of Thomas Paine helped shape the American nation and left their imprint on democratic thought all over the world.

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Letters to Mr. Malthus

BooksApril 22, 2008
J.B. Say was a great champion of economic truth, and this is even more obvious in looking at his attempts at public persuasion.

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A Treatise on Political Economy

BooksApril 22, 2008
Larry Sechrest writes of this book: "With pen and ink, Adam Smith made the entrepreneur invisible. J.B. Say brings him back to life and to the center of the stage."...

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Collectivism: A False Utopia

BooksApril 16, 2008
The book attempts to set forth a reasoned case for the proposition that collectivism, both in its communist and in its fascist forms, is a false Utopia, on the basis of the demonstrable facts of the Soviet, Germany, and Italian experiments.

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The Mainspring of Human Progress

BooksApril 11, 2008
What has capitalism contributed to civilization? It made it. And nowhere has it thrived so beautifully as in America, the country that threw off the static old world to make a new one rooted in progress and individualism.

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Defending the Undefendable

BooksApril 2, 2008
This is among the most famous of the great defenses of victimless crimes and controversial economic practices, from profiteering and gouging to bribery and blackmail.

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The Book of Peace

BooksMarch 31, 2008
Originally published in 1845, this is a collection of sixty-four essays by a variety of authors and from a wide range of viewpoints on the subjects of war and peace.

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Away From Freedom

BooksMarch 5, 2008
This book had a powerful impact on a generation — a kind of primer on Keynesian fallacies that still pervade the profession if not by that name...

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Do We Want Free Enterprise?

BooksMarch 5, 2008
We all share a basic human nature capable of self-development. If this be not true then the ideal of freedom is a fanciful myth.

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Thinking as a Science

BooksMarch 5, 2008
It's incredible that Hazlitt's 1916 tutorial on how to think would still hold up after all these years...

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