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Against Intellectual Property

Legal SystemPrivate Property

07/28/2008Books
Would a libertarian society recognize patents as legitimate? What about copyright? Stephan Kinsella — a patent attorney of many years’ experience — offers his response to these questions...

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Anatomy of the State

Political Theory

01/01/1974Books
Anatomy of the State gives a succinct account of Rothbard’s view of the state. Rothbard regards the state as a predatory entity. It does not produce anything but rather steals resources from those engaged in production...

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The Austrian School of Economics: A History of Its Ideas, Ambassadors, and Institutions

Austrian Economics OverviewHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

02/24/2011Books
A guide to the history, ideas, and institutions of the Austrian School of economics written by two Austrian intellectuals who have gone to the sources themselves to provide a completely new look at the tradition and what it means for the future.

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Bureaucracy

Big GovernmentInterventionism

01/01/1944Books
Mises explains that the core choice we face is between rational economic organization by market prices or the arbitrary dictates of government bureaucrats. There is no third way.

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Chaos Theory

Political Theory

01/01/2002Books
Working within a Rothbardian framework, Murphy takes up the challenge of Hans Hoppe regarding the role of market insurance in property security to extend the analysis to the security of person.

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Defending the Undefendable

Political Theory

05/01/2008Books
This is among the most famous of the great defenses of victimless crimes and controversial economic practices, from profiteering and gouging to bribery and blackmail.

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Deflation and Liberty

Money and BanksMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

10/17/2008Books
This monograph addresses a critically important issue: the prevailing view that deflation (falling prices and/or falling money stock) is a catastrophe that must be stopped.

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The Driver

Media and Culture

09/01/1922Books
Who is Henry Galt? This novel is brilliant and thrilling — one that provides an excellent lesson in how entrepreneurship works...

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Economic Calculation in the Socialist Commonwealth

Calculation and KnowledgeOther Schools of Thought

01/01/1920Books
This is the essay that overthrew the socialist paradigm in economics, and provided the foundation for modern Austrian price theory.

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