Anatomy of the State

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Anatomy of the State Audiobook

The Anatomy of the State by Murray N. Rothbard

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06/20/2012Murray N. Rothbard

Following Franz Oppenheimer and Albert Jay Nock, Rothbard regards the state as a predatory entity. It does not produce anything, but rather steals resources from those engaged in production. In applying this view to American history, Rothbard makes use of the work of John C. Calhoun.

Narrated by Harold Fritsche. Music by Kevin McLeod. The full text is available online here.

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Murray N. Rothbard

Murray N. Rothbard made major contributions to economics, history, political philosophy, and legal theory. He combined Austrian economics with a fervent commitment to individual liberty.