The Journal of Libertarian Studies

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A Practical Approach to Legal-Pluralist Anarchism: Eugen Ehrlich, Evgeny Pashukanis, and Meaningful Freedom through Incremental Jurisprudential Change

Legal SystemPolitical Theory

12/30/2019The Journal of Libertarian Studies
John Hasnas has argued that anarchy must be achieved gradually. The way to Hasnian anarchy or minarchy lies in the application of case law to decrease state power.
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Breaking Boundaries: An Investigation of Libertarian Open Borders

Legal SystemPolitical Theory

12/20/2019The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Libertarian arguments for open borders differ from liberal arguments for open borders, which illuminate how disparate these philosophical traditions are, especially in the manner that they conceive of rights.
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Editorial

Political Theory

12/20/2019The Journal of Libertarian Studies
The JLS has been revived under a new editor and the same goal of expanding the role and understanding of libertarianism.
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The Austrian Theory of Efficiency and the Role of Government

11/09/2019The Journal of Libertarian Studies
If one starts with a different view of efficiency and market optimality than the accepted notion of perfect competition then an entirely different set of conclusions relative to government intervention can be reached.
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Restitution in Theory and Practice

Free MarketsLegal SystemPhilosophy and Methodology

04/19/2019The Journal of Libertarian Studies
State-centered ideas around crime focus on imprisonment and punishment. But a restitution-centered model would be much better for victims.
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The Development of Municipal Fire Departments in the United States

Taxes and SpendingU.S. HistoryMonopoly and Competition

04/11/2019The Journal of Libertarian Studies
For many years in London, firefighting was provided privately by insurance companies. Oddly enough, the Americans rejected this model for the far-more-politicized fire department model we know today.
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The Radical Libertarian Tradition in Antislavery Thought

World HistoryPrivate PropertyProduction Theory

04/10/2019The Journal of Libertarian Studies
The radicals advocated the right of the slaves to rebel, either individually or en masse , and to resort to violence in their own self-defense, and to call on those outside the slave system to come to their assistance.
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Wilsonianism: The Legacy that Won't Die

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign PolicyInterventionismPolitical Theory

04/06/2019The Journal of Libertarian Studies
As Americans it behooves us to reassess the Wilsonian democratic legacy. More than an ephemeral aspect of our national past, it may be the fate that we have never escaped.
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Professor Hébert on Entrepreneurship

EntrepreneurshipOther Schools of Thought

12/21/2018The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Rothbard discusses the differences between Mises's and Kirzner's concept of the entrepreneur.
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Mises on Fascism, Democracy, and Other Questions

Other Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

11/30/2018The Journal of Libertarian Studies
No one could have admired and respected Ludwig von Mises more than did Murray Rothbard, who dedicated his magnum opus in economic theory, Man, Economy, and State , to his great mentor. Yet Rothbard...
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