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Cantillon's Essai: A Current Perspective

Global EconomyMonetary TheoryPhilosophy and Methodology

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Professor Spengler's, "Richard Cantiilon: Fist of the Modems," published in 1954, remains the classic survey article of Cantillon's contributions to economic thought. These contributions consist of views on population and related matters, theory of value, monetary theory, and...
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Toward a Theory of Legal Naturalism

Legal SystemPolitical Theory

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
In legal philosophy there is perhaps no older, nor deeper, conflict than that which exists between legal positivists and natural law advocates. I use these "catch words" not with- out a certain trepidation since they have had shifting and divergent meanings. This has resulted in a...
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Review of Atheism, Ayn Rand, and Other Heresies By George H. Smith

Media and CulturePhilosophy and Methodology

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
In this article, David Gordon offers a review of George H. Smith's Atheism, Ayn Rand, and Other Heresies . Volume 10, Number 2 (1992)...
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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 articles...
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Left Hegelianism, Arab Nationalism, and Labor Zionism

World HistoryOther Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and Methodology

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
A significant portion of the conflicting leftist ideologies of the contemporary Middle East -in particular, the socialist philosophies of both Arabs and Israelis-is an outgrowth of nineteenth-century social theories and philosophies of history originating from a group of individuals who at one...
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The Invisible Hand Strikes Back

Legal System

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Surely one of the most significant occurrences on the intellectual scene during the past few years has been the emergence of a professor of philosophy at Harvard University as an eloquent and forceful spokesman for the doctrine of Libertarianism. Indeed, so much attention and praise has been lately...
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The Epoch of National Socialism

Money and BanksWorld HistoryOther Schools of Thought

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
In two by-elections in the spring of 1996, the Front National (FN), the party of the radical right in France, helped several candidates of the left gain victory. In Sète, a southern seaport, a communist therefore was able to become mayor. It was in this manner that the leader of the FN, Jean-Marie...
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Comment on Smith

Free MarketsLegal System

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
A paper reviewing George Smith's article "Justice Entrepreneurship in A Free Market" by Steven Strasnick. Volume 3, Number 4 (1979)...
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A Libertarian Theory of Free Immigration

War and Foreign PolicyInterventionismPolitical Theory

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
The problems posed by free emigration and immigration often lead to confusion among libertarian theorists and lovers of freedom. In the first place, libertarian doctrine traditionally declared itself, with no qualifications or reservations, in favor of the principle of complete freedom of...
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Markets, True and False: The Case of Yugoslavia

InterventionismPrivate Property

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
This paper will discuss the emergence and shortcomings of Yugoslav market socialism. The central theme is that markets without saleable property rights are an illusion. As Mises and Hayek have so clearly demonstrated, truly competitive markets require individual freedom and hence private property...
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