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Monopoly and Competition in Money

Money and BanksMonetary TheoryMonopoly and Competition

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
The inflation which seems to have become endemic to much of the world, along with the perception that the prime culprits are the monopolistic issuers of national currencies, has recently led to a novel and striking proposal known as ''currency substitution." The proposal is all the more striking...
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Democracy and Laissez Faire: the New York State Constitution of 1846

U.S. EconomyU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
The New York Constitution of 1846 placed strict limits on the state's ability to borrow money to avert bankruptcy and default.
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Adam Smith and Neo-Plagiarism: A Reply

Monetary TheoryPhilosophy and Methodology

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
In describing Adam Smith's acknowledgments as "neo-plagiarism" (Rashid, 1990), was trying to characterize a situation where a scholar either borrows ideas from others but provides no acknowledgment, or had access to fruitful and important ideas yet seems to have ignored them. Volume 10, Number 2 (...
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Philosophy of Immigration

War and Foreign PolicyPhilosophy and Methodology

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
In recent years, with the increasing respectability of "applied philosophy" in the academic world, more and more philosophers have been writing extended treatments of specific public issues and offering recommendations as to how, morally speaking, these issues should be resolved. This essay shall...
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Laissez-Faire Radical: A Quest for the Historical Mises

History of the Austrian School of EconomicsPhilosophy and MethodologyPraxeology

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
That Ludwig von Mises was the outstanding champion of laizes-faire and the free-market economy in this century is well know and needs no documentation. But in the course of refining and codifying his political views, Mises' followers have unwitting distorted them and made them seed at one with the...
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Toward a Free Market Monetary System

Free MarketsMonetary Theory

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
A lecture delivered at the Gold and Monetary Conference, New Orleans, La., November 10, 1977, by F.A. Hayek on more efficient monetary systems. Volume 3, Number 1 (1979)
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Philosophy of Freedom

Other Schools of ThoughtPolitical Theory

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
In this paper, Antony Flew discusses liberty and political freedom. Volume 9, Number 1 (1989)
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Substantive Due Process and Labor Law

Legal System

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Substantive due process refers to a judicial policy that substantively protects, under the due process clauses of the Fifth and Fourteenth Amendments, activities that are not elsewhere secured in the Constitution. With reference to the protection of economic liberties, the doctrine is referred to...
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Libertarians and the Authoritarian Personality

Political Theory

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Like the United States, Australia has a libertarian political party. As in the United States it is plagued with dissension and gets very few votes. Once called the Workers party, it is now called the Progress party. Upon its formation it was immediately identified by the press and much of the...
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Medicine and the Crimination of Sin: "Self-abuse" in 19th Century America

HealthLegal SystemMedia and Culture

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Volume 1, Number 3 (1977) What this essay will attempt to show is that while, during the 19th century, the prohibition of sexual immorality played a comparatively unimportant role in American criminal law, the medical profession arrogated to itself the task of dealing with moral questions...
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