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The Case for Capitalism

Booms and BustsPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

08/25/1920Books
It is easy in these times to put the case against any existing institution. Most of us are in a highly critical mood, because we feel that during the last few years things have happened which ought never to have happened, and that these earth-shaking events were not well met and handled, especially...
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The Case for Discrimination

Political Theory

01/05/2011Books
Walter Block has been writing on the economics of discrimination — and in defense of discrimination, rightly understood — for more than 30 years. This edition collects nearly all of this writing to present a radical alternative to the mainstream view.
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The Case for Legalizing Capitalism

Free Markets

07/14/2010Books
What is the "American system" of economics? Kel Kelly responds in this fast-paced, near-comprehensive treatment of the truth about the free market and intervention.
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Castles in the Air

Philosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

03/15/1975Books
In Castles in the Air , Leonard Read addresses topics such as social order, the tendency for individuals to thrive and create in a free environment, entrepreneurship, and many others.
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Central Planning and Neomercantilism

Philosophy and MethodologyPolitical TheoryProduction Theory

06/15/1964Books
The idea of central planning seems, at first sight, so reasonable that it is hard to see why any intelligent person would oppose it. For one thing, it appears to be a mere extension of individual planning, which all of us practice. Every intelligent person engages in planning.
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The Challenge of Liberty

Philosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

07/18/1956Books
Individualism and collectivism are sharply opposed theories of social organization. The one emphasizes liberty for the individual and the other conformity by the individual. The two theories proceed from diverse philosophical positions and arrive at widely separated ways of life. Their conflicts...
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Chaos Theory

Political Theory

01/01/2002Books
Working within a Rothbardian framework, Murphy takes up the challenge of Hans Hoppe regarding the role of market insurance in property security to extend the analysis to the security of person.
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