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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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Terri Schiavo

Media and CultureInterventionismSubjectivism

01/01/2011The Journal of Libertarian Studies
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

Global EconomyWar and Foreign PolicyCalculation and Knowledge

01/01/2011The Journal of Libertarian Studies
The present paper is the continuation of an intra-libertarian debate over immigration.
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Contra Spooner

Free MarketsU.S. HistoryOther Schools of ThoughtPolitical Theory

07/31/2006The Journal of Libertarian Studies
The inability of modern philosophers to furnish any kind of argument for the maintenance of a government is a notorious weakness.
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The Impossibility of the State

Political Theory

07/20/2005The Journal of Libertarian Studies
skjar Microsoft Word - 019-034 Brewster on impossibility _16-3_ Final.doc
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Punishment and Proportionality: the Estoppel Approach

Legal System

03/01/1998The Journal of Libertarian Studies
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 also be used...
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Why Race Matters: A Preview

02/26/1996The Journal of Libertarian Studies
The Journal of Libertarian Studies , Volume 12, Number 2 (Fall 1996)
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Professor Kroy on Contract and Freedom: Comment

05/22/1977The Journal of Libertarian Studies
The Journal of Libertarian Studies , Volume 1, Number 3 (1977)
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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
The creed of laissez faire-individual liberty, inviolate rights of property, free markets, and minimal govemment is virtually bound to be a radical one. That is, this libertarian creed is necessarily set in profound conflict with existing forms of polity, which have generally been one or another...
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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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