The Journal of Libertarian Studies

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The Marginal Efficiency of Capital: A Comment

The Journal of Libertarian StudiesJanuary 30, 2015
ABSTRACT : The impact of interest rates on investment choices is a key element in both Keynesian and Austrian theories of the business cycle. Fuller (2013) compares the Keynesian Marginal Efficiency of Capital approach to the Austrian Net Present Value approach, claiming that the two give different...

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Terri Schiavo

The Journal of Libertarian StudiesJanuary 1, 2011
The case of Terri Schiavo is almost as controversial as it is tragic.The controversy? Her husband is adamant that the doctors pull the plug on Terri, and her parents are just as determined to keep her alive.

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Rejoinder to Hoppe on Immigration

The Journal of Libertarian StudiesJanuary 1, 2011
The present paper is the continuation of an intra-libertarian debate over immigration.

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22_1_38.pdf

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Contra Spooner

The Journal of Libertarian StudiesJuly 31, 2006
The inability of modern philosophers to furnish any kind of argument for the maintenance of a government is a notorious weakness. In Lysander Spooner's writings, it becomes an odd strength. Throughout such writings as No Treason, A Letter to Thomas F. Bayard , and "Natural Law,"...

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Punishment and Proportionality: the Estoppel Approach

The Journal of Libertarian StudiesMarch 1, 1998
No doubt punishment serves many purposes. It can deter crime and prevent the offender from committing further crimes. Punishment can even rehabilitate some criminals, if it is not capital. It can satisfy a victim’s longing for revenge, or his relatives’ desire to avenge. Punishment can...

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Why Race Matters: A Preview

The Journal of Libertarian StudiesFebruary 26, 1996
The Journal of Libertarian Studies , Volume 12, Number 2 (Fall 1996)

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Professor Kroy on Contract and Freedom: Comment

The Journal of Libertarian StudiesMay 22, 1977
The Journal of Libertarian Studies , Volume 1, Number 3 (1977)

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Corporate Raiders and Junk-Car Dealers: Economics and the Politics of the Merger Controversy

The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Fueled by almost frantic efforts to adjust and adapt in the face of intense inter- national competition, American industry undertook an immense corporate restructuring in the 1980s, partly in the form of corporate mergers and takeovers. The magnitude of these corporate acquisitions, both...

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A Rationale for Punishment

The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Because problems concerning punishment arise at many intellectual levels, there is no one question or set of questions about punishment to be answered. I propose to address what I take to be some of the issues about punishment which are crucial for moral and social philosophy. I shall consider in...

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Richard Cantillon—Banker and Economist

The Journal of Libertarian Studies
This paper by Antoin E. Murphy reviews Richard Cantillion's life and works. Volume 7, Number 2 (1985)...

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