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On Liberty, Society, and Politics

BooksJune 1, 1992
Sumner's analysis of the relation between the individual and society is deeper and more sophisticated than is commonly thought. For observers of the contemporary social scene, they raise issues concerning the relation of liberty to property and both to government that remain as vital as they...

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The Fortunes of Liberalism

BooksJune 1, 1992
The Fortunes of Liberalism collects Hayek's writings on various Austrians such as Wieser , Mises , Schumpeter , Menger , Ropke , Leoni , and Strigl , as well as Mach , Clark, Mitchell, de Jouvenel , and Ac ton. It includes interp retative essays on the place of the Austrian School in the 1920s ...

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The Gold Standard: Perspectives in the Austrian School

BooksMarch 28, 1992
The contributors to this notable anthology edited by Lew Rockwell argue for one particular sort of reform: a return to the gold standard.

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The Economics of Prohibition

BooksDecember 1, 1991
It is conventional wisdom that alcohol prohibition failed, but the economic reasons for this failure have never been as extensively detailed or analyzed as they are in this study by Mark Thornton.

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Two Essays by Ludwig von Mises

BooksAugust 10, 1991
In these two essays, Mises demonstrates how poverty, starvation, disease, and serfdom dominated the pre-capitalist ages, and how the market brought liberation for the masses of men, and he lays out his theory that interventionism breeds on itself

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The Trend of Economic Thinking

BooksJune 1, 1991
This volume collects Hayek's writings on the ideas of others, and through his commentary we learn of the depth of Hayek's own perspective...

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The Economics of Liberty

BooksAugust 30, 1990
This collection of short, entertaining, and educational articles exposes how government interference with the economy violates individual liberty, leads to inefficiencies, and rewards special interests.

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Praxeology and Understanding: An Analysis of the Controversy in Austrian Economics

BooksJuly 28, 1990
George Selgin argues that what Mises called praxeology is ultimately rooted in a conception of economic logic that is undeniable and not subject to the claims of those who would extend the idea of "subjectivism" beyond its appropriate bounds...

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