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Nationalism and Liberalism: Friends or Foes?

Other Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and MethodologySubjectivism

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
What should be the attitude of classical liberals toward nationalist aspiration and sentiment? Should classical liberals value and cultivate these attitudes in themselves and others—at least in their ostensibly less xenophobic and aggressive forms? Or should they look on all forms and...
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Bastiat's "The Broken Window": A Critique

Calculation and KnowledgePhilosophy and MethodologySubjectivism

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
“The Broken Window,” An essay written by Frédéric Bastiat (1801–1850), was the first of a dozen short essays compiled under the heading, What is Seen and What is Not Seen (1964). In these essays, Bastiat cautions us by saying that to accurately evaluate the full outcome of an event, we...
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Reply to "Against Libertarian Legalism" by Frank van Dun

Philosophy and MethodologySubjectivism

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Frank van Dun, in his article “Against Libertarian Legalism,” criticizes prior articles by N. Stephan Kinsella and me. Although his article constitutes, in part, a radical if not blistering attack on my prior article, at least it has the merit of fully understanding that which it criticizes. All...
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The Firm in a Free Society: Following Bastiat's Insights

Monetary TheorySubjectivism

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Frédéric Bastiat did not devote much attention to the problem of the firm, so taking an interest in his thoughts on the topic could seem strange. Yet, the foundations for a realistic theory of the firm (and, more generally, of the distribution of human activities) are found in chapter 14, “Wages,”...
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Is Lookism Unjust?: The Ethics of Aesthetics and Public Policy Implications

HealthMedia and CultureSubjectivism

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Lookism is prejudice toward people because of their appearance. It has been receiving increasing attention, and it is becoming an important equal-opportunity issue. People we find attractive are given preferential treatment and people we find unattractive are denied opportunities. Volume 19, Number...
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Toward a Libertarian Theory of Inalienability: A Critique of Rothbard, Barnett, Smith, Kinsella, Gordon, and Epstein

Philosophy and MethodologySubjectivism

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
The Declaration of Independence maintains that: We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness. If what is meant by this is that people...
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Human Dignity: Reason or Desire? Natural Rights versus Human Rights

Philosophy and MethodologySubjectivism

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
In this article, Frank van Dun discusses the differences between The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UD) versus Natural Rights . Volume 15, Number 4 (2001)
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Catastrophe: Risk and Response by Richard A. Posner

Global EconomyWar and Foreign PolicySubjectivism

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
In this article, J.H. Huebert reviews Richard A. Posner's Catastrophe: Risk and Response . Volume 20, Number 4 (2006)
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Review of J.C. Lester's Escape from Leviathan: Liberty, Welfare, and Anarchy Reconciled

Other Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and MethodologySubjectivism

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
In this article, David Gordon and Roberta A. Modugno review of J.C. Lester's Escape From Leviathan: Liberty, Welfare, and Anarchy Reconciled . Volume 17, Number 4 (2003)
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Natural Order, the State, and the Immigration Problem

Capital and Interest TheoryPhilosophy and MethodologySubjectivism

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
In this article, Professor Hans-Hermann Hoppe discusses immigration, natural order, and private property. Volume 16, Number 1 (2002)
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