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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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Capitalism: A Treatise on Economics

BooksJuly 20, 2005
This mammoth exposition deals with the method and theory of economics, and particularly excels in its application to matters of policy.

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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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War Collectivism

BooksMay 16, 2012
More than any other single period, World War I was the critical watershed for the American business system.

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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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A Theory of Socialism and Capitalism

BooksJuly 20, 2005
Hoppe argues that there are only two possible archetypes in economic affairs: socialism and capitalism.

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Value, Capital, and Rent

BooksApril 4, 2007
In 1893, this important book filled a gap in the history of economic ideas.

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Capital and Its Structure

BooksJuly 20, 2005
Lachmann's his most lasting contribution to economic theory.

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The Case for Legalizing Capitalism

BooksJuly 14, 2010
What is the "American system" of economics? Kel Kelly responds in this fast-paced, near-comprehensive treatment of the truth about the free market and intervention...

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The Case for Capitalism

BooksAugust 25, 2009
It is easy in these times to put the case against any existing institution. Most of us are in a highly critical mood, because we feel that during the last few years things have happened which ought never to have happened, and that these earth-shaking events were not well met and handled, especially...

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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 Merchants of Death

BooksNovember 22, 2007
Here is the archetype of all post–World War I revisionism of a particular variety: the hunt for the people who made the big bucks off the killing machine...

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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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The Philosophy of Ownership

BooksMay 21, 2007
LeFevre presents the entire libertarian case for private ownership, with his characteristic clarity of exposition.

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The Place of Religion in the Liberal Philosophy of Constant, Tocqueville, and Lord Acton

BooksJuly 20, 2005
Were the liberals of the 18th and 19th century truly foreshadowing the hippies of the 1960s, and thereby in need of the correcting force of conservatism to add piety and an appreciation of tradition to their love of freedom?

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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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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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Biography of Wilhelm Röpke (1899-1966): Humane Economist

BooksAugust 1, 2007
Wilhelm Röpke devoted his scholarly career to combating collectivism in economic, social, and political theory. As a student and proponent of the Austrian School, he contributed to its theoretical structure and political vision, warning of the dangers of political consolidation and underscoring the...

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Capital, Interest, and Rent: Essays in the Theory of Distribution

BooksFebruary 27, 2007
A reader on the Austrian theory of capital and interest.

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The Roots of Capitalism

BooksMarch 16, 2010
Capitalism is a system that can stand on its own attainments, writes John Chamberlain, and he offers here a fast-paced, provocative look at the intellectual forces and practical accomplishments that have created American capitalism.

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