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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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A Conversation with Mises University Alumnus Ray Walter

Mises DailyDecember 20, 2014
Mises University Alumnus Ray Walter, now a PhD student in physics and mathematics at the University of Arkansas, discusses his work with the Mises Institute and how it has influenced his academic career.

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Mises and Austrian Economics: A Personal View

BooksJuly 30, 2007
It should not be a surprise to discover that Ludwig von Mises had a huge impact on Congressman Paul's view of statesmanship...

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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 Economics of Liberty

BooksAugust 30, 2008
This collection of short, entertaining, and educational articles exposes how government interference with the economy violates individual liberty, leads to inefficiencies, and rewards special interests.

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Literature and the Economics of Liberty: Spontaneous Order in Culture

BooksDecember 4, 2009
In a welcome change of critical perspective, Paul Cantor and Stephen Cox give an economic interpretation of literature from a pro-market point of view, not the standard Marxism take.

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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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Biography of Ludwig von Mises (1881-1973)

JournalsAugust 1, 2007
One of the most notable economists and social philosophers of the twentieth century, Ludwig von Mises, in the course of a long and highly productive life, developed an integrated, deduct­ive science of economics based on the fundamental axiom that in­dividual human beings act purposively to...

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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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Murray N. Rothbard vs. The Philosophers: Unpublished Writings on Hayek, Mises, Strauss, and Polanyi

BooksNovember 17, 2009
Here is Rothbard's stunning mind at work on some of the most serious topics in philosophy, economics, and politics, originally crafted as private memos. The advantage here is that you get super-candid evaluations of the thought of the giants while avoiding the appartus of formal papers. The...

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Method, Process, and Austrian Economics: Essays in Honor of Ludwig von Mises

BooksNovember 22, 2008
A collection of essays honoring the one-hundredth anniversary of the birth of Ludwig von Mises.

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Libertad O Socialismo (Liberty or Socialism)

BooksMarch 6, 2009
oppe combines the Austrian School of economics, Aristotelian-Thomistic natural law, and a foreign policy of non-intervention into a systematic defense of human freedom.

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Liberty and Property

BooksJuly 20, 2005
Mises describes the revolutionary meaning of capitalism in human history, and how it was responsible for the most spectacular increases in the standard of living of the common man ever.

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Liberty Quotes: Peace and Prosperity

BooksMay 26, 2010
A collection of historical, philosophical, political and legal quotations, assembled by Christopher Kalabus.

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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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Biography of Margit von Mises: 1890–1993

JournalsAugust 1, 2007
Margit and Ludwig von Mises were a magnificent team. Margit was unsurpassed in devotion to Mises the person in life and in perpetuating his memory and his ideas after his death.

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Mises and Austrian Economics: A Personal View

Audio/VideoDecember 19, 2007
Ron Paul deserves a high place in the history of liberty for being the only seriously principled statesman to serve in the U.S. House of Representatives in the last quarter of the twentieth century. It should ne no surprise to discover that Ludwig von Mises had a huge impact on Congressman Paul...

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The Meaning of Ludwig von Mises

BooksAugust 10, 2010
This collection of essays is both a restatement and extension of the major contributions of Mises in epistemology, history, econom­ics, and political philosophy. Mises began constructing the high ground on the foundation provided by Carl Menger and Eugen von Bohm-Bawerk...

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The Essential von Mises

BooksFebruary 14, 2007
A year following the death of Ludwig von Mises, Murray Rothbard wrote the book designed to inspire a new generation to take up the Misesian cause in economic theory and political action.

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Mises Made Easier

BooksJuly 20, 2005
Free Market Books, 1974 Mises aptly named his economic treatise, HUMAN ACTION. It expounds in detail and with precision the human processes of social cooperation in a free or unhampered market society. It also sets forth with a similar precision the undesirable consequences that inevitably flow...

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