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Psychiatry and Responsibility

Philosophy and MethodologySubjectivism

01/08/1962Books
Implicit in a free society is the idea of personal responsibility on the part of its members. Exceptions, of course, have to be made for children, for the physically handicapped, the mentally deficient, and the insane. In general, however, the intellectual should encourage a maximum of self-...

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Triumph of Gold

Global EconomyWorld HistoryGold Standard

10/09/1961Books
Charles Rist explores the history of gold as a monetary standard in the United States as well as conventional misconceptions during and after its implementation in US monetary policy.

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History of American Socialisms

Other Schools of ThoughtPolitical Theory

08/04/1961Books
It is certainly high time that Socialists should begin to take lessons from experience; and for this purpose, that they should chasten their confidence in flattering theories, and turn their attention to actual events.

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A Socialist Empire: The Incas of Peru

World HistoryOther Schools of ThoughtPolitical Theory

06/16/1961Books
Those determinists who seek at any cost to explain every social order in .terms of its natural environment would be greatly embarrassed by the case of the Incas. They will not find here the essential elements that, according to them, make possible the birth of a great civilization.

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Freedom and the Law

Legal SystemPolitical Theory

06/15/1961Books
Here we have an outstanding analysis of the relationship between law and freedom.

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The Man versus the State

Political Theory

06/15/1961Books
Spencer understands that freedom must also mean freedom from the state.

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Revolt on the Campus

U.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

05/27/1961Books
It was, for American Liberalism, the worst of times. The decade had begun well enough. A magistrate committed to Liberal doctrine, certified by Americans for Democratic Action, had assumed the leadership of the nation. The faculty of Harvard University had migrated, en bloc, to Washington. Programs...
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Planned Chaos

Calculation and Knowledge

04/01/1961Books
The title comes from Mises's description of the reality of central planning and socialism, whether of the national variety (Nazism) or the international variety (communism)...

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