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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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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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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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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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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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Methodological Individualism

BooksJanuary 3, 2009
Schumpeter's work marks a distinct milestone in the evolution of opinion on the important subject of individualism...

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Individualism and Economic Order

BooksMarch 16, 2009
If you are looking to acquaint yourself with F.A. Hayek's perspective on economic theory, this is the best source.

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Individual Liberty

BooksOctober 13, 2009
Probably no agitation has ever attained the magnitude, either in the number of its recruits or the area of its influence, which has been attained by Modern Socialism, and at the same time has been so little understood and so misunderstood not only by the hostile and the indifferent, but by the...

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Pictures of the Socialistic Future

BooksNovember 21, 2009
Written in 1893, it is a novel of life under socialism by Eugene Richter, a German liberal of the 19th century.

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The Gold Standard and Its Future

BooksJanuary 27, 2010
This book was originally written almost immediately after the suspension of the gold standard in Great Britain, and its general tone was, of course, profoundly influenced by that event, the full consequences of which could not be foreseen at the time.

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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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Freedom, Society, and the State

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

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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 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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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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Psychiatry and Responsibility

BooksJanuary 8, 2010
Implicit in a free society is the idea of personal responsibility on the part of its members. Exceptions, of course, have to be made for children, for the physically handicapped, the mentally deficient, and the insane. In general, however, the intellectual should encourage a maximum of self-...

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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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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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