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A Short History of Man: Progress and Decline

Philosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

03/05/2015Books
A Short History of Man is a concise revisionist history of man, skillfully presented by Hans-Herman Hoppe.

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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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An Essay on Economic Theory

History of the Austrian School of EconomicsPrices

07/19/1755Books
Richard Cantillon's 1755 masterpiece on economics is widely credited with being the first to describe the market process as one driven by entrepreneurship. He deserves to be called “the father of enterprise economics."...

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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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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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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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Economic Depressions: Their Cause and Cure

Booms and BustsAustrian Economics OverviewBusiness Cycles

05/18/2009Books
Murray Rothbard was the master of reducing complicated theories to their very essence while retaining theoretical rigor, and this essay is a case in point.

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