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Aspects of the Pathology of Money

BooksJuly 20, 1968
These are Heilperin's critical essays that appeared between the early 1930s and the mid 1960s, and provide an excellent overview of his thought...

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Tariffs: A Study in Method

BooksJanuary 27, 1968
I hope that this book may be read, not with the aim of discovering the author's attitude towards "the Fiscal Question," but with the recollection of the true object of the study in view—namely, the examination of the technical problems which the existence of tariffs necessarily...

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Accent On The Right

BooksJanuary 11, 1968
Read explores an array of themes such as the sources of human progress, the political consequences of not thinking for one’s self, and finding what is right and wrong...

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The Theory of Social Economy

BooksAugust 25, 1967
The object of all economic activity is to satisfy human wants. The satisfaction of these wants is impossible without activity of some sort, but the actual satisfaction itself is not included within the concept of economic activity.

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Where Lies This Fault?

BooksJune 21, 1967
In this 1967 essay, Leonard Read lays out what might best be termed a sociological study of libertarian activism. Read attempts to identify different types of personalities and individuals who are likely to be amenable or resistant to the message of free markets and liberty. Read then goes on to...

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The Decline of American Liberalism

BooksJune 1, 1967
One of the most striking facts about American history is how in a country born in old-style liberalism, the meaning of liberalism would not only change but be completely upended: liberalism now means its opposite. In this massively important work of intellectual history, historian Arthur Ekirch...

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San Bernardino of Siena and Sant'Antonino of Florence: The Two Great Economic Thinkers of the Middle Ages

BooksMay 31, 1967
Professor de Roover's careful setting of these two men in their spiritual and secular environments poses the tensions they experienced between dogma and freedom of economic thought...

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Deeper Than You Think

BooksMarch 11, 1967
Leonard Read implores that “Truth is not to be found in coercive arrangements.”...

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The Theory of Economic Development in the History of Economic Thought

BooksFebruary 9, 1967
Based on the 1966 Chichele lectures, Robbins's book concentrates on the history of the main propositions of the theory of development·as they apply to a closed economy...

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The Economic Mind in American Civilization: 1606-1865, Volume Two

BooksOctober 14, 1966
Just as differences in political theory among the learned gentlemen of business made little substantial difference in th.eir specific outlook on commerce, so in the academic world party animosities hardly affected the general economic philosophy.

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