The Journal of Libertarian Studies

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Immigration Symposium

InterventionismPolitical Theory

06/03/2016The Journal of Libertarian Studies
There is no necessary connection between battling to curb immigration and rejecting key elements of the free market such as free trade.
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Cumulative Index to The Journal of Libertarian Studies Volumes 1-10

05/24/2016The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Cumulative Index
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The Impossibility of the State

Big GovernmentFree Markets

04/20/2016The Journal of Libertarian Studies
In this article, Leonard Brewster discusses how self-governance can be much more efficient than a formal governing class or state. Volume 16, Number 3 (2002)
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The Marginal Efficiency of Capital: A Comment

Financial MarketsBusiness Cycles

01/30/2015The Journal of Libertarian Studies
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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Natural Rights Debate: A Comment On a Reply

Philosophy and Methodology

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
In his "A Groundwork for Rights: Man's Natural End," Douglas Rasmussen takes issue with a paper I presented at the Fifth Annual Libertarian Scholar's Conference in which I was concerned with the difficulty of demonstrating the validity of natural rights doctrines in general and the libertarian...
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Equality and Equal Opportunity

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Not even the most doctrinaire egalitarian will deny that heredity affects, if it does not deter- mine, individual intelligence, strength, vitality, and the capacity to develop certain skills. There are three other dimensions of inequality, how- ever, which are universal, and yet commonly over-...
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Secession Reconsidered

U.S. HistoryPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
The idea of secession has been around ever since there have been governments. It is an especially relevant topic today, as the emerging democracies in Eastern and Central Europe attempt to form new, stable political and economic units. The idea of secession, however, should not be limited to new...
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F.A. Hayek on Constructivism and Ethics

Philosophy and Methodology

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Long before receiving his Nobel Prize, Friedrich von Hayek was well respected in the academic community. John Maynard Keynes had glowing praise for Hayek's 1944 The Road to Serfdom . Milton Friedman and Paul Samuelson, antagonists on many issues, agree that Hayek's 1945 "The Use of...
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"Oh, Ye Are For Anarchy!": Consent Theory In the Radical Libertarian Tradition

Free MarketsInterventionismOther Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and Methodology

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
The twentieth century libertarian movement has experienced an ongoing debate between the minarchists, the advocates of "limited" government, and the anarchists, who argue that the ultimate implications of libertarian principles are "no" government. Few of the parties to these arguments realize that...
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Pension Fund Socialism: A Critique

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
In a provocative book recently published"'. Peter F. Drucker undertakes to show how the generalization of pension funds in the last 25 years has brought about profound changes in the American economy and society. One of the theses developed in the hook has in the past received a good deal of...
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