The Journal of Libertarian Studies

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Chicago vs. the Free Market Symposium

Other Schools of Thought

06/09/2016The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Not everyone called a free-market economist — regardless of their possession of a Nobel prize — really is devoted to the free market.
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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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JLS 1-10 Index.pdf

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Comment on the French Liberal School

Austrian Economics OverviewOther Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and Methodology

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
There exists today in Anglo-American economics a veritable "conspiracy of silence" regarding the works and achievements of the French Liberal School of Economics. This is at once a sad commentary on the state of disinterested historical scholarship in the economics profession and a resounding...
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2_1_5_0.pdf

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Concepts of the Role of Intellectuals In Social Change Toward Laissez Faire

Free MarketsLegal SystemPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Having adopted a profoundly radical creed at odds with the ruling dogmas of their day, what did Lao-tzu, La Boétie, Quesnay, Turgot, and James Mill offer as a strategy for social change in the direction of liberty?
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9_2_3_0.pdf

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Comment on Hospers

Legal SystemInterventionism

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Professor David Gordon gives his critique of John Hospers' "Libertarianism and Legal Paternalism" paper published in The Journal of Libertarian Studies. Volume 4, Number 3 (1980)
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4_3_3_0.pdf

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Comments About the Mathematical Treatment of Economic Problems

Calculation and Knowledge

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
It is not possible to examine thoroughly the question of the mathematical treatment of economic problems within the frame of a brief essay. Fundamental questions of philosophy and epistemology, impossible to dispose of in a few sentences, would have to be raised. There- fore, only a few points will...
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1_2_2_0.pdf

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Could There Be Universal Natural Rights?

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
This paper is a consideration of whether there could be such universal and natural human rights, or whether such a suggestion is indeed "simple nonsense." So on this occasion no attempt will be made definitively to establish what, if any, there actually are. Volume 6, Number 3 (1982)
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6_3_5_0.pdf

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Cost and Choice: Austrian vs Conventional views

Capital and Interest TheoryFiscal Theory

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
The primary purpose of this paper is to contrast Austrian and conventional concepts of cost. Cost in the logic-of-choice context of conventional neoclassical economic theory is contrasted with subjective cost relevant to individual decision-making. The Austrian subjectivist concept of cost is shown...
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Corporate Raiders and Junk-Car Dealers: Economics and the Politics of the Merger Controversy

Corporate WelfareMonetary TheoryPolitical TheoryValue and Exchange

07/30/2014The 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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9_2_6_0.pdf

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Congestion and Road Pricing

Free MarketsTaxes and Spending

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Traffic congestion reaches into all aspects of living: working, shopping, recreation. It insidiously cripples the ability of people to coordinate activities with one another, as it becomes virtually impossible to make exact appointments —a broad interval of time is usually the best that can be...
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4_3_6_0.pdf

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