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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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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Hayek's Road to Serfdom

The Journal of Libertarian Studies
The work of Hayek, in contrast with the Marxist-Socialist-Interventionist-Galbraithian paradigm that held sway in the mid-20th century, appears as a beacon for free enterprise amidst a sea of totalitarianism. When considered in comparison to the writings against which he contended, Hayek’s...

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Justice Entrepreneurship Revisited: Reply to Critics

The Journal of Libertarian Studies
George H. Smith responds to Randy Barnett, Robert Formaini, and Steven Strasnick's comments on his paper "Justice Entrepreneurship in a Free Market." Volume 3, Number 4 (1979)...

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Ayn Rand and the Is-Ought Problem

The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Although ethical systems may be divided into those which claim to be objective and those which freely acknowledge their own subjectivity, a special place must be reserved for an ethical system such as that of Ayn Rand which takes its name from this central claim to objectivity—Objectivism. In...

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