The Journal of Libertarian Studies

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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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A Spectre is Haunting America: An Interpretation of Progressivism

Calculation and KnowledgeOther Schools of Thought

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
The Progressive Era and the eighteen-nineties immediately preceding it have probably been the foci of more superior scholarship than any other periods in American history. Yet, as the volume of research has increased, the divisions in interpreting the data are sharper now than ever before. Volume 3...
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Robert Nozick and the Immaculate Conception of the State

Big GovernmentMonopoly and Competition

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Robert Nozick's Anarchy, State, and Utopia (New York: Basic Books, 1974) is an "invisible hand" variant of a Lockean contractarian attempt to justify the State, or at least a minimal State confined to the functions of protection. Beginning with a free-market anarchist state of nature, Nozick...
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Restitution in Theory and Practice

Free MarketsLegal SystemPhilosophy and Methodology

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Murray Rothbard explained that “Few aspects of libertarian political theory are in less satisfactory state than the theory of punishment.” Rothbard certainly advanced this theory significantly, of course, by expounding upon the theory of “proportionality” and explaining the role of restitution in a...
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Private Police: A Note

Big GovernmentThe Police StateTaxes and Spending

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
There are those to whom the question of whether to privatize the nation’s police forces is mere academic whimsy—a question of consequence only to the eggheads and cranks of the Academy, not to those who so solidly inhabit the “real world.” Most of these believe the enforcement of law to be the...
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Ludwig Von Mises and Natural Law: A Comment on Professor Gonce

Other Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and Methodology

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
In an article on Ludwig von Mises,' Professor R. A. Gonce has performed a remarkable feat: for he has ascribed to a writer who has had nothing but scorn for natural law, a system of economics grounded on such an ethical philosophy -and as a corollary, he has attributed a fusion of the is and the...
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Rawls and Children

InterventionismPolitical Theory

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
The status of children in the societal scheme proposed by John Rawls is determined by what would be the decision of persons in the original position. To see how Rawl's concept of justice pertains to children, we will look at three things: (1) Who the decision-makers are in the original position; (2...
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Intellectual Standards of Adam Smith's Day

World HistoryPhilosophy and MethodologyPrivate Property

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
In reviewing the contributions of Adam Smith to the growth of economics Hans Brems writes that "[m]uch of what Smith had to say had been said before—but in French. Academic etiquette of his day demanded no acknowledgements, and he offered none." This is an unusually clear statement of a point of...
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Landlordism and Liberty: Aristocratic Misrule And the Anti-Corn-Law League

Business CyclesCapital and Interest TheoryPrivate Property

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
From the time of its formation in 1839 until the repeal of the corn laws seven years later, the Anti-Corn-Law League agitated virtually without interruption for the total and immediate repeal of those laws which restricted by high import duties the importation of foreign grain into Britain. Headed...
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Land Use Regulation: A Supply and Demand Analysis of Changing Property Rights

InterventionismPrivate Property

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Two trends stand out in an examination of the historical development of land use regulation in the United States. First, continually increasing controls have been placed on the rights of private landowners to use their land as they please. Second, in recent years state and federal involvement in...
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