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Connor Boyak

Connor Boyack

PROFILE

Connor Boyack founded the Libertas Institute in 2011 and serves as its president. Previous to Libertas, Connor served as director of the Utah Tenth Amendment Center. He is the author of several books, including the...

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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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American Liberalism and World Politics: 1931-1941

BooksAugust 27, 1964
This fascinating deconstruction the drift of American "liberal" opinion from peace to war between 1931 and 1941...

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The Political Economy of Juan De Mariana

BooksNovember 23, 2008
Juan de Mariana made huge advances in not only economics but also in law and sociology. Prof. Fr. Laures explores his thinking on value, commerce, money, entrepreneurship, labor, taxes, and more, and demonstrates that he is a major if overlooked founder of economic science and classical liberalism.

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Libertarian Forum Volume 1

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Libertarian Forum Volume 2

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The Theory of Economic Policy in English Classical Political Economy

BooksAugust 10, 2010
Based on lectures on Theories of Economic Policy, which Robbins delivered at the London School of Economics in 1939.

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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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Money, Bank Credit, and Economic Cycles

BooksMarch 15, 2006
The three years since the publication of the previous English edition of Money, Bank Credit, and Economic Cycles have seen a continuation of the economic recession process set in motion after the 2007 financial crisis. This process has consisted of the inevitable microeconomic readjustment and...

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Great Wars and Great Leaders: A Libertarian Rebuttal

BooksDecember 8, 2010
Ralph Raico — the great historian of classical liberalism — strips away the veneer of exalted leaders and beloved wars.

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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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For a New Liberty: The Libertarian Manifesto

BooksJuly 20, 2005
Rothbard proposes a once-and-for-all escape from the two major political parties, the ideologies they embrace, and their central plans for using state power against people.

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Calculation and Coordination: Essays on Socialism and Transitional Political Economy

BooksJuly 20, 2005
This collection of essays brings together some of Boettke's key writings on a variety of economic issues.

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The Common Sense of Political Economy, Volume 1

BooksSeptember 12, 2007
This book is intended primarily as a popular but systematic exposition of the "marginal" theory of Economics...

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The Common Sense of Political Economy, Volume 2

BooksSeptember 12, 2007
This book is intended primarily as a popular but systematic exposition of the "marginal" theory of Economics...

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Lectures on Political Economy, Volume I: General Theory

BooksApril 20, 2007
The second volume of Wicksell's most compelling series: lectures delivered over the course of an entire career, covering both general and specific economics problems...

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Lectures on Political Economy, Volume II: Money

BooksApril 20, 2007
This might be Wicksell's most compelling book: lectures delivered over the course of an entire career, covering both general and specific economics problems...

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The Theory of Political Economy

BooksOctober 13, 2009
The science of Political Economy rests upon a few notions of an apparently simple character. Utility, wealth, value, commodity, labour, land, capital, are the elements of the subject; and whoever has a thorough comprehension of their nature must possess or be soon able to acquire a knowledge of the...

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Illiberal Libertarians: Why Libertarianism is Not a Liberal View, and a Good Thing Too; Reply to Samuel Freeman

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Libertarianism has been widely misunderstood, and the present essay under review is no exception. Libertarianism is a political philosophy, not a philosophy of life. It essentially asks but one single solitary question, and gives one single, solitary answer. The question: under what conditions is...

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Secession, State, and Liberty

BooksJune 30, 1998
The essays in Secession, State & Liberty argue that the political impulse to secede—to attempt to separate from central government control—is a vital part of the Lockean classical-liberal tradition, one that emerges when national governments become too big and too ambitious. Unlike...

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