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Free Thought and Free Trade: The Analogy Between Scientific and Entrepreneurial Discovery Processes

Free MarketsCalculation and KnowledgePhilosophy and Methodology

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
To state with precision and force the economic and moral imperative of the free market has been of the utmost concern to some of civilization's foremost thinkers. From the early writings of the classical political economists and moral philosophers, to the most recent works of modem authors, the...
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"Let the People See" Reflections on Ethnoreligious Forces in American Politics

Legal SystemPolitical Theory

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
In a long editorial entitled "Let the People See," which appeared in the New York Tribune in 1852, Horace Greeley, the great editor and leader of the Whig party, gloomily evaluated his party's chances at the polls that autumn. He believed that in any work place, a machine shop for...
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Charles Dunoyer and French Classical Liberalism

BiographiesOther Schools of Thought

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
(Barthelemy) Charles (Pierre Joseph) Dunoyer (1786-1862) was born on May 20, 1786 at Caremac in ancient Tureme (Quercy, Cahorsin), the present-day Lot. His father, Jean-Jacques- Philippe Dunoyer, was seigneur de Segonzac. Destined at an early age for the order of St. Jean de Malte, he began his...
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F.A. Hayek on Liberty and Tradition

Austrian Economics OverviewHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPhilosophy and Methodology

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
One of the most salutary results of the recent revival of scholarly interest in the intellectual traditions of classical liberalism is that F.A. Hayek's social and political writings have begun to be taken as seriously as they deserve.' Reasons for this development are not hard to find. By...
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On Liberal and Democratic Nationhood

Monetary TheoryOther Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
The consubstantiality of liberalism and democracy has become a modem religious dogma. It is a doctrine transcending established political divisions, and ever since the de-Sovietization of Eastern Europe that began last year American journalists of otherwise differing ideological persuasions have...
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A Libertarian Argument Against Opening Borders

War and Foreign PolicyPhilosophy and Methodology

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
The right of one person necessarily entails the obligation of another person or persons. If you have a right to life, I have the obligation not to kill you; if you have a right of free speech, I have the obligation not to stop you from speaking. The first half would be pointless without the second...
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Privatization of Municipality-Provided Services

Free MarketsTaxes and Spending

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
The municipal reform movement of the progressive era succeeded throughout America in establishing local government monopoly in the provision of urban services. Competitive markets in such services as fire-fighting, street lighting, refuse removal, transit, and even policing, gave way to municipal...
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Liberal Traditions in Polish Political Thought

World HistoryPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
It was in the circle of Polish economists that the notion of liberalism was first interpreted distinctly. In the first twenty tears of the nineteenth century they presents the ideological skeleton of liberalism which made possible a more definite portrayal of the entire phenomenon. Volume 5, Number...
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American Experiment in Anarcho-Capitalism: The Not So Wild, Wild West

EntrepreneurshipOther Schools of Thought

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
The growth of government during this century has attracted the attention of many scholars interested in explaining that growth and in proposing ways to limit it. As a result of this attention, the public choice literature has experienced an upsurge in the interest in anarchy and its implications...
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The Radical Libertarian Tradition in Antislavery Thought

World HistoryPrivate PropertyProduction Theory

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Slavery is a critical issue by which all libertarians may determine their bona fides . Slavery and liberty being polar opposites, there is no question that the libertarian must unconditionally oppose slavery and support liberty. However, there are several alternatives. Volume 3, Number 3 (1979)
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