The Journal of Libertarian Studies

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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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Bureaucracy and the Civil Service in the United States

Media and CultureCalculation and KnowledgePolitical Theory

09/14/2018The Journal of Libertarian Studies
One of the most important sociological laws is the "Iron Law of Oligarchy": every field of human endeavor, every kind of organization, will always be led by a relatively small elite.
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Bankruptcy as an Economic Intervention

Money and BanksCapital and Interest TheoryMoney and Banking

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Bankruptcy law is a system of interventionary legislation which interferes with the ability of individuals freely to establish the terms of loan contracts. It benefits the less prudent and less scrupulous borrowers -indeed may encourage their conduct -while making loans costlier for the honest and...
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Benjamin Tucker and His Periodical, Liberty

Free MarketsInterventionismPhilosophy and Methodology

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
The 403 issues of Liberty which appeared have been reprinted and made available by the Greenwood Reprinting Corporation. They are a great source of information both to the historian and to the philosopher. Here we can analyze the history of the individualist anarchist movement, its...
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Benito Cereno and Legal Oppression: A Szaszian Interpretation

Media and CultureU.S. History

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
To collaborate with an author in perceiving the implied ethical problems he poses and passing a moral judgment on their solution can be, as Wayne Booth has remarked, a heady experience for the enlightened reader. The wide attention given to One FIew Over the Cuckoo's Nest , both as novel...
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Book Reviews: Libertarianism—A Primer by David Boaz; Libertarianism: A Reader by David Boaz; and What It Means to Be a Libertarian by Charles Murray

Austrian Economics Overview

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
The American anti-statist intellectual tradition includes a wide variety of thinkers, from left utopians to secessionist agrarians to right anarchists.
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Book Review: A. James Gregor, The Faces of Janus: Marxism and Fascism in the 20th Century

Philosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
In this article, Hunt Tooley reviews A. James Gregor's The Faces of Janus: Marxism and Fascism in the Twentieth Century .
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Book Review of Tariffs, Blockades, and Inflation: The Economics of the Civil War by Robert B. Ekelund, Jr. and Mark Thornton

U.S. EconomyU.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
In this article, Thomas J. DiLorenzo reviews Mark Thornton and Robert B. Ekelund, Jr's Tariffs, Blockades, and Inflation: The Economics of the Civil War. Volume 18, Number 4 (2004)
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Book Review: Butler Shaffer, In Restraint of Trade: The Business Campaign Against Competition, 1918-1938

Austrian Economics Overview

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
In this article, Professor Robert P. Murphey offers a review of Butler Shaffer's In Restraint of Trade: The Business Campaign Against Competition . Volume 15, Number 4 (2001)
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Book Review of On Nozick, by Edward Feser

Monetary TheoryPolitical Theory

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
In this article, J.C. Lester reviews Edward Feser's On Nozick . Volume 19, Number 3 (2005)
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