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David Gordon

Works Published inQuarterly Journal of Austrian EconomicsMises Review

AwardsMurray N. Rothbard Medal of Freedom

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David Gordon is a Senior Fellow at the Mises Institute. He is author of Resurrecting Marx and An Introduction to Economic Reasoning and editor of numerous books including The Essential Rothbard, available in the Mises Store.

David Gordon is a senior fellow at the Ludwig von Mises Institute. He was educated at UCLA, where he earned his PhD in intellectual history. He is the author of Resurrecting Marx: The Analytical Marxists on Exploitation, Freedom, and JusticeThe Philosophical Origins of Austrian Economics,An Introduction to Economic Reasoning, and Critics of Marx. He is also editor of Secession, State, and Liberty and co-editor of H.B. Acton'sMorals of Markets and Other Essays.

Dr. Gordon is the editor of The Mises Review, and a contributor to such journals as AnalysisThe International Philosophic QuarterlyThe Journal of Libertarian Studies, and The Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics.

Review of "Money: How the Destruction of the Dollar Threatens the Global Economy—and What We Can Do About It" by Steve Forbes and Elizabeth Ames

JournalsJanuary 30, 2015
Volume 17, No. 4 (Winter 2014) Steve Forbes and Elizabeth Ames New York: McGraw Hill, 2014, xvii + 249 pages Money is an odd book. Its odd character can be brought out through an analogy. Imagine that someone wrote an eloquent book about price and wage controls. The book showed how attempts to...

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David Gordon: Thinkers Who Challenged the State

Audio/VideoDecember 24, 2014
In less than 20 minutes David Gordon surveys Plato, Aristotle, Stoic philosopher Zeno of Citium, Frenchman Frederic Bastiat, Franz Oppenheimer, and Albert Jay Nock.

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Hoppe on Democracy, Progress, and the State

Mises DailyDecember 27, 2014
David Gordon explains how Hans-Hermann Hoppe, while avoiding undue pessimism, takes the conventional view of "progress" in Western society and turns the narrative on its head...

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Thinkers Who Challenged the State

Mises DailyDecember 13, 2014
While we are told today that an anarchist society is unachievable, the ancients believed such a society to be achievable but undesirable. The world would have to wait for later theorists like Bastiat and Oppenheimer, who explained the true costs of the state.

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Thinkers Who Challenged the State

Audio/VideoNovember 8, 2014
David Gordon discusses some important thinkers and books. Recorded at the Mises Circle in Costa Mesa, California, 8 November 2014.

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