The Journal of Libertarian Studies

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Libertarianism: A Fifty-Year Personal Retrospective

LibertarianismAustrian Economics Overview

07/22/2021The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Mark Thornton provides a historical perspective on the growth of libertarianism, showing the limitations of the political path to liberty and the importance of the radical form of libertarianism.
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Law Order vs. Lawyer Order: Analyzing the Development of Jury Independence

LawLegal System

07/12/2021The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Feler Bose analyzes the evolution of jury independence, and assesses the shift from law order to lawyer order.
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Libel, Slander, and Reputation According to Rothbard’s Theory of Libertarian Law

LawProperty Rights

11/06/2020The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Rothbard’s principal conclusion that libel and slander laws have no place in libertarian law is correct. But how does a reputational right operate? Who, properly, owns such a right? Is this property right alienable—transferable, and how would this work in practice?
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Land Use Regulation: A Supply and Demand Analysis of Changing Property Rights

InterventionismPrivate Property

11/28/2018The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Regulation is simply the way in which self-interested public officials provide benefits to self-interested individuals who form interest groups. This is as true in land use as in anything else.
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Landlordism and Liberty: Aristocratic Misrule And the Anti-Corn-Law League

Business CyclesCapital and Interest TheoryPrivate Property

11/24/2018The Journal of Libertarian Studies
The Anti-Corn-Law League was the best financed and the most highly organized political pressure group that Britain has ever witnessed.
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Laissez-Faire and Little Englanderism: The Rise, Fall, Rise, and Fall of the Manchester School

Taxes and SpendingWar and Foreign PolicyOther Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and Methodology

06/22/2018The Journal of Libertarian Studies
War follows protection. Peace follows free trade. As David Ricardo said, “If you want peace, starve the government.”
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Libertarian Literature Review, Issue 13 Number 1

Austrian Economics Overview

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
This section provides short descriptions of scholarly articles expounding on libertarian theory or otherwise of special interest to libertarians. The articles listed will be drawn exclusively from non-libertarian periodicals, since specialized libertarian fora are well-known sources of libertarian...
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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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Libertarianism and Libertinism

Other Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and Methodology

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
There is perhaps no greater confusion in all of political economy than that between libertarianism and libertinism. That they are commonly mistaken for one another is an understatement of the highest order. For several reasons, it is difficult to compare and contrast libertarianism and libertinism...
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Literature of Isolationism, 1972-1983: A Bibliographic Guide

Interventionism

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
In this essay, the author updates his monograph The Literature of Isolationism: A Guide to Non-Interventionist Scholarship , 1930-1972 (Colorado Springs, Colo.: Ralph Myles, 1972).Only rarely will material from the earlier volume he repeated here. This essay supplements, not replaces, the...
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