The Journal of Libertarian Studies

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John Maynard Keynes and Ludwig von Mises on Probability

Calculation and KnowledgeOther Schools of Thought

02/03/2020The Journal of Libertarian Studies
I. INTRODUCTION The complex issues relating to the interpretation and meaning of different concepts of probability and to the legitimate scope of their useful application in the social sciences and in economics belong to the more controversial topics within the subfield of economic methodology...
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Jacksonians, Banking, and Economic Theory: A Reinterpretation

Money and BanksU.S. HistoryMoney and Banking

10/08/2018The Journal of Libertarian Studies
The traditional interpretation of the effects of Andrew Jackson's opposition to the central bank suffers from faulty economy theory.
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Journal of Libertarian Studies Final Issue: Volume 22, Online Only

Philosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

06/06/2016The Journal of Libertarian Studies
The final issue of the Journal of Libertarian Studies (1977–2011): online.
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Justice Entrepreneurship In a Free Market

Free MarketsLegal SystemEntrepreneurship

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Modern libertarian thought is essentially deductive in character. Building from a foundation in natural law, libertarians derive the principle of non- aggression; and from this they deduce the standards of a just society. Consistency is the key word: what is permissible in the political sphere must...
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Justice Entrepreneurship Revisited: Reply to Critics

Free MarketsLegal System

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
George H. Smith responds to Randy Barnett, Robert Formaini, and Steven Strasnick's comments on his paper "Justice Entrepreneurship in a Free Market." Volume 3, Number 4 (1979)
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J.S. Mill: The Utilitarian Influence in the Demise of Laissez-faire

Free MarketsOther Schools of Thought

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
The period which encompasses, roughly, the years from 1836 to 1870, was the critical one for political economy as conceived by Adam Smith. It was at this juncture that some of the inconsistencies in the doctrine of the Classical Economists of the earlier years came to be questioned, that certain...
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Josiah Warren and the Sovereignty of the Individual

Philosophy and Methodology

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
In a Notebook "D" entry dated January 29, 1840, Josiah Warren gave the plan for his "New Social Arrangements" which would emphasize human freedom. Writing in New Harmony, Indiana, he claimed that his plan was intended to restore the natural liberty of mankind gradually — to render to labor its just...
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John T. Flynn: Exemplar of the Old Right

U.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Prior to World War I, liberals held two guiding principles: distrust of Big Business and opposition to war. As the approach of World War II darkened the political horizon, the American Left's hatred of capitalism and embrace of "democracy" overwhelmed its traditional abhorrence of war. Volume 10,...
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