Philosophy and Methodology

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Ludwig von Mises as a Social Rationalist

Philosophy and Methodology

Blog01/17/2017

Joseph Salerno's essay "Ludwig von Mises as a Social Rationalist," is now available in a new easier-to-read version.

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What European Integration Should Look Like

World HistoryPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Blog01/12/2017

The European Union could have been a mere union of states committed to increasing free trade and free movement. But, it has become nothing of the sort.

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We Need Less Politics and More Private Governance

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Blog01/08/2017

One of the most important things we can do is explain how markets, and not government intervention, are our best hope for a prosperous society.

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Italian Literature and Libertarian Theory

Philosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Blog12/22/2016

Jo Ann Cavallo and Carlo Lottieri have edited a valuable collection of essays applying Austrian and libertarian insights to Italian literature.

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Economic Science Has Been Hijacked

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Blog12/16/2016

Many people continue to think that "economics is hard" and can't be understood by ordinary people. It doesn't have to be this way.

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What Does it Mean To Be "Mainstream"?

Philosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Blog12/02/2016

Robbing Peter to pay Paul is now the mainstream in American politics. The key problem lies in changing what it means to be "mainstream."

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The Government Won't Make America Great Again

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Blog11/09/2016

America's success stems from its limitation of state power. Unfortunately, it's not clear that Donald Trump realizes this.

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What Libertarians Can Learn From the Abolitionists

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Blog11/06/2016

Libertarians must never compromise, even if it means accepting partial victories.

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Is the Market Our God?

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Blog11/03/2016

Not realizing that markets merely reflect the values of consumers, theologian Harvey Cox imagines that markets somehow force consumers to shop.

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Ideas Make Us Rich

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Blog10/27/2016

Deirdre McCloskey contends that ideas — not capital accumulation or material resources — have caused widespread economic development.

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