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Complete Libertarian Forum (1969-1984)

BooksJanuary 22, 2010
Libertarian Forum existed from 1969 to 1984. It was a passionate, smart, gossipy, and often shocking newsletter that is as fresh today as when it was written.

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The Ethics of Money Production

BooksOctober 22, 2008
This is the first full study of a critically important issue today: the ethics of money production.

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The Ethics of Liberty

BooksJuly 20, 2005
Rothbard says that the very existence of the state — the entity with a monopoly privilege to invade private property — is contrary to the ethics of liberty. A society without a state is not only viable; it is the only one consistent with natural rights...

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The Economics and Ethics of Private Property

BooksJuly 20, 2005
This book collects some of Hoppe's most important essays on the topic of private property...

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Principles of Ethics: Anthology

BooksAugust 29, 2012
This two-volume treatise by the classic liberal political theorist and philosopher Herbert Spencer has been considered by many to be his most influential work.

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A Libertarian Critique of Intellectual Property

BooksJanuary 7, 2014
What is the status of intellectual property? Are patents and copyrights legitimate in a free society?

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Education: Intellectual, Moral, and Physical

BooksNovember 7, 2009
Let us not overlook the further great fact, that not only does science underlie sculpture, painting, music, poetry, but that science is itself poetic.

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Against Intellectual Property

BooksJuly 28, 2008
Would a libertarian society recognize patents as legitimate? What about copyright? Stephan Kinsella — a patent attorney of many years’ experience — offers his response to these questions.

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The De Moneta of Nicholas Oresme and English Mint Documents

BooksFebruary 14, 2009
Nicole Oresme has been called the most brilliant scientist of the 14th century: mathematician, musicologist, physicist, philosopher, and economist. On top of that, he was a Bishop and a theologian. His writings of money bear much in common with Carl Menger. Oresme's treatise on money, De Moneta...

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The Way to Will Power

BooksFebruary 29, 2008
Hazlitt writes on personal ethics as informed by ancient principles.

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Walk Away: The Rise and Fall of the Home-Ownership Myth

BooksNovember 18, 2010
This elegant and fact-filled book by Doug French examines the background to the case of "strategic default," or walking away from your home, and considers its implications from a variety of different perspectives...

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The Menace of the Herd, or Procrustes at Large

BooksFebruary 15, 2007
A relentless attack on the idea of mass government based on the egalitarian ethic, and its tendency toward the total state of Stalin and Hitler.

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The Foundations of Morality

BooksOctober 4, 2008
Here is Hazlitt grounds a policy of private property and free markets in an ethic of classical utilitarianism — understood in the way Mises understood that term...

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Mises: The Last Knight of Liberalism

BooksSeptember 3, 2007
Hülsmann's sweeping intellectual biography — constructed from original sources — of the 20th century's most astonishing dissident intellectual.

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Boundaries of Order: Private Property as a Social System

BooksMay 26, 2009
Boundaries of Order provides a completely fresh look at a marvelous intellectual apparatus by a mature intellectual who has been writing on law, economics, and history for four decades.

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Historical Setting of the Austrian School of Economics

BooksJuly 20, 2005
An intellectual history of Mises's own tradition, with first person accounts of conversations with the greats.

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The Moral Case for the Free Market Economy

BooksJuly 6, 2006
Tibor Machan makes the case for the free market system of economics based on the view of human beings as moral agents with the legal system of a good community as designed to nurture this moral agency.

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The Return to Laisser Faire

BooksJune 5, 2009
Government means, or should mean, the right ordering of all. Modern government has degenerated into tinkering with the wants or rights or liberties of classes or sections or groups, and it is rare, in these days, to hear a political discussion which takes adequate account of the interests of the...

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How to Keep Our Liberty

BooksJuly 17, 2009
"Individualities may form communities, but it is institutions alone that can create a nation." This was a comment by Benjamin Disraeli a century ago when he was beginning the task of building the Conservative Party, a party that still lives a lusty, constructive life...

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The New Despotism

BooksMarch 16, 2010
When the modern political community was being shaped at the end of the 18th century, its founders thought that the consequences of republican or representative institutions in government would be the reduction of political power in individual lives.

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