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Freedom, Society, and the State

BooksMay 6, 2009
This study focuses on the anarchist branch of libertarianism: anarcho-capitalism.

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The Social and Political Philosophy of Adam Ferguson: A Commentary on his Essay on the History of Civil Society

BooksJuly 10, 2007
Ronald Hamowy's dissertation submitted in candidacy for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy at the University of Chicago, August 1969...

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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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Toward a Libertarian Society

BooksJune 6, 2014
Walter Block has for decades been one of the most effective and indefatigable defenders of libertarianism. One feature in his writing stands out, from his classic Defending the Undefendable to the present. He consistently applies the principles of libertarianism to every situation in a bold and...

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The Liberal Tradition from Fox to Keynes

BooksOctober 7, 2010
Long before our time, the word liberal meant: leave society alone to manage itself. In economics, it meant laissez-faire and private property. In government, it meant the rule of law. In civic life, it meant more liberty. Freedom was the watchword, the solution to whatever ailed the social order.

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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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Libertarian Forum Volume 1

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Libertarian Forum Volume 2

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Review of The Voluntary City: Choice, Community, and Civil Society, by David T. Beito, Peter Gordon, and Alexander Tobarrok, eds.

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Perhaps the best concise summary of this book is given by editor Alexander Tabarrok in his concluding chapter. As he points out, where most urbanists see market failures,

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The Economic Mind in American Civilization: 1606-1865, Volume Two

BooksOctober 14, 2009
Just as differences in political theory among the learned gentlemen of business made little substantial difference in th.eir specific outlook on commerce, so in the academic world party animosities hardly affected the general economic philosophy.

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The Economic Mind in American Civilization: 1606-1865, Volume One

BooksOctober 14, 2009
In America as elsewhere, economic thought is an integral part of culture. Its richness and the reach of its relevance can be appreciated fully only when it is treated in its natural habitat of practical affairs and intellectual endeavor. It grows by constant crossbreeding with other species of...

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Then Truth Will Out

BooksMarch 24, 2009
Civilization can mean nothing less than a society of civilized people. So how is a civilized person to be identified?

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Keynes the Man

BooksMarch 6, 2010
Here is Rothbard's mini-biography of Lord Keynes — one that makes use of all modern research to reconstruct Keynes's life and works in a way that is absolutely devastating.

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Dissent on Keynes: A Critical Appraisal of Keynesian Economics

BooksOctober 4, 2008
The purpose of this provocative collection of papers is to begin the expulsion, once and for all, of John Maynard Keynes from the halls of government, the classrooms of academia, and the boardrooms of big business.

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Society Without Coercion

BooksJuly 10, 2007
Since time immemorial men have sought the ideal of a peaceful, prosperous and just society.

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The Rise and Fall of Society

BooksMarch 2, 2007
Perhaps Chodorov's best work overall. Certainly suitable for classroom use, or as a primer on economics and society.

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Economics of the Free Society

BooksMay 31, 2008
In 1939, the book was declared contraband, the offices of the publisher broken into, and all copies destroyed.

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Property, Freedom, and Society: Essays in Honor of Hans-Hermann Hoppe

BooksAugust 2, 2009
This festschrift — a volume of papers written by top specialists in honor of a major thinker — contains phenomenal contributions written in the tradition of the work of Hans-Hermann Hoppe...

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The Labor Policy of the Free Society

BooksJuly 20, 2005
As Petro sees it, labor economics isn't so much a unique branch of economics, but rather the application of the general principles of economics to a specific area...

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Economic Calculation in the Socialist Society

BooksJune 16, 2009
Hoff demonstrates why calculation is impossible in a socialist economy and concludes that it is impossible to have a non-market economy, because how do you establish prices.

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