The Journal of Libertarian Studies

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Political Freedom and its Roots in Metaphysics

Other Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and Methodology

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Libertarianism -the political philosophy based on the concept of individual rights -seems to be an inherently clear, unambiguous position. Its fundamental principle, the principle that man's rights to his life, liberty and property are non-compromisable foundations for human co-existence in society...
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Austrian Perspective on Some Leading Jacksonian Monetary Theorists

Free MarketsU.S. EconomyAustrian Economics OverviewMonetary Theory

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
The purpose of this paper is to discuss the monetary philosophies of some of the leading Jacksonian economic theorists, as revealed during their opposition to the Second Bank of the United States. The analysis will be conducted from an Austrian school monetary framework, because its proponents have...
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Introduction: Ralph Raico, Guest Editor

War and Foreign Policy

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
The question of immigration has become acute in virtually all Western nations, including the United States. Here, as elsewhere, leaders of movements to limit immigration, especially from the “Third World,” often combine this with uninformed attacks on the free market, particularly on international...
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The Austrian Theory of Efficiency and the Role of Government

Big GovernmentFree MarketsAustrian Economics OverviewInterventionism

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
The point to be emphasized in this paper is that if one starts with a different view of efficiency and market optimality, an entirely different set of conclusions relative to government intervention can be reached. In particular we will examine the approach to economics taken by the Austrian School...
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Pension Fund Socialism: A Critique

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
In a provocative book recently published"'. Peter F. Drucker undertakes to show how the generalization of pension funds in the last 25 years has brought about profound changes in the American economy and society. One of the theses developed in the hook has in the past received a good deal of...
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Role of Personal Justice in Anarcho-capitalism, The

Legal System

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
A criticism with which an anarcho-capitalist is usually assailed concerns the operation of free-market courts. How can the free market guard the interests of justice? Will not there be an incentive for a person to hire a relative (family bias) or to bribe a judge so as to receive a favorable...
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Where They Stand: The Libertarian Party and Its Competition, 1968-1978

Other Schools of ThoughtPolitical Theory

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
When analyzing election results, the Libertarian Party and other elements of the movement focus usually on the LP's current political star in order to prove that the libertarian cause is advancing.Examples of this policy can be seen in the euphoria surrounding Hospers' electoral vote in 1972;...
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Equality and Equal Opportunity

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Not even the most doctrinaire egalitarian will deny that heredity affects, if it does not deter- mine, individual intelligence, strength, vitality, and the capacity to develop certain skills. There are three other dimensions of inequality, how- ever, which are universal, and yet commonly over-...
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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, and...
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Richard Cantillon—Banker and Economist

BiographiesCalculation and KnowledgeMonetary Theory

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
This paper by Antoin E. Murphy reviews Richard Cantillion's life and works. Volume 7, Number 2 (1985)
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