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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Introduction: An Economic Critique of Socialism

Other Schools of Thought

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Collected together in this special issue of the Journal of Libertarian Studies is an apparently quite disparate group of articles on central economic planning, covering some theoretical disputes concerning it as well as some historical instances of attempts to put it into practice. These...
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Immigration Into A Free Society

Free MarketsWar and Foreign PolicyPhilosophy and Methodology

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
What should be a free country’s policy toward foreigners who would wish to live there? This may appear to be a fairly simple question, but it involves many complications. Volume 13, Number 2 (1998)
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In Defense of the Misesian Theory of Interest

Capital and Interest TheoryPraxeology

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
The present article is a slightly expanded version of one of the critiques of Professor Laurence S. Moss' paper directed against the theory of interest of Ludwig von Mises. As a means of abstraction, Moss discussed the economics of a pure exchange economy in terms of the allocation of consumer...
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Inalienability and Punishment: A Reply to George Smith

Legal SystemPhilosophy and Methodology

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
In this article, Stephan Kinsella critiques George Smith's recent article in Liberty magazine on capital punishment. Volume 14, Number 1 (1999)
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Intergenerational Invisible Hand: A Comment on Sartorius's "Government Regulation and Intergenerational Justice"

Legal SystemCapital and Interest TheoryMoney and BankingPhilosophy and Methodology

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
In "Government Regulation and Intergenerational Justice," Rolf Sartorius argues that some government regulation is justified in order to protect the rights of the unborn.' More than half of his paper is a discussion of the theory that views the only justifiable function of government as the "...
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Intelligence and Ethics: The Cia's Covert Operations

Big GovernmentU.S. History

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
This paper will examine the CIA's role in the international power struggle by briefly outlining the formation and early history of the CIA, then by discussing the developments of the last twenty years that led to the crisis, and next by examining the early attempts at control and reform. Finally I...
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In Defense of Natural End Ethics: A Rejoinder to O'Neil and Osterfeld

Monetary TheoryPhilosophy and Methodology

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Patrick M. O'Neil and David Osterfeld have offered some criticisms of our natural end interpretation and defense of Rand's ethics. This essay is a rejoinder to these criticisms. It consists of two parts: (I)a reply to O'Neil and (II)a reply to Osterfeld. In the case of the latter, we will confine...
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Introduction to the French Edition of Ethics of Liberty

Global EconomyWorld HistoryPhilosophy and Methodology

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Perhaps the best way of writing an introduction for this most welcome French translation of Ethics of Liberty is to discuss what has happened to libertarianism since the book's original publication in 1982. Any such history can be divided into first, the development of libertarian theory...
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In Favorem Liberatis: The Life and Work of Granville Sharp

BiographiesWorld History

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Libertarians, if they care to examine the subject, will discover that they have a rich historical tradition in the English and American antislavery movements. The libertarian tradition in antislavery thought may be concisely summed up: In Favorem Libertalis — In Favor of Liberty. No one...
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