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The Place of Religion in the Liberal Philosophy of Constant, Tocqueville, and Lord Acton

BiographiesWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

09/15/1970Books
Were the liberals of the 18th and 19th century truly foreshadowing the hippies of the 1960s, and thereby in need of the correcting force of conservatism to add piety and an appreciation of tradition to their love of freedom?

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Power and Market: Government and the Economy

Political Theory

07/20/1970Books
What can government do to enhance social and economic well being? Nothing, says Murray N. Rothbard. Power and Market is the ultimate manual for completely de-mystifying the myth of the state.

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Man vs. The Welfare State

Big GovernmentInterventionism

06/15/1970Books
Hazlitt explains why politicians who promise salvation through government are dangerous.

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

BiographiesPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

06/13/1970Books
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

01/01/1970Books
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

Education

10/11/1969Books
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

09/01/1969Books
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

07/15/1969Books
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

07/10/1969Books
Since time immemorial men have sought the ideal of a peaceful, prosperous and just society.

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