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Men Against the State: The Expositers of Individualist Anarchism in America, 1827-1908

BiographiesPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

The names are tragically lost to history: Benjamin Tucker, Josiah Warren, Lysander Spooner, J.K. Ingalls, among many others. They were thinkers and activists, not mere protesters or political dissidents. They had a positive agenda centered on the confidence that whatever kind of world would emerge...

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The Legacy of Max Weber

BiographiesHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPhilosophy and Methodology

Here is Lachman's study of the methodological and political legacy of Max Weber, who himself influenced Mises's own methodological perspective...

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Let Freedom Reign


Leonard E. Read discusses the importance of freedom as a foundation for finding the answers to the problems induced by central planning.

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Limits of State Action

Big GovernmentPolitical Theory

Humboldt explores the role that liberty plays in individual development, discusses criteria for permitting the state to limit individual actions, and suggests ways of confining the state to its proper bounds.

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Education in America

Big GovernmentEducationTaxes and SpendingU.S. History

All problems, all social difficulties, could be corrected if only ignorance could be conquered. Unfortunately, knowledge and ignorance are at best highly relative terms. The problem is further aggravated when we ask the question, "Knowledge and ignorance of what?" Sadly enough, that issue...

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Society Without Coercion

Legal SystemPolitical TheoryPraxeology

Since time immemorial men have sought the ideal of a peaceful, prosperous and just society.

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Historical Setting of the Austrian School of Economics

BiographiesHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

An intellectual history of Mises's own tradition, with first person accounts of conversations with the greats...

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Socialism and International Economic Order

Global EconomyCalculation and KnowledgeInterventionism

Elisabeth Tamedly argues that socialism — despite its internationalist aspirations — is not capable of accomplishing stable international peace and order...

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The Coming Aristocracy

Booms and BustsPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

The motivation that drives man toward excellence comes from within.

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