The Journal of Libertarian Studies

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Breaking Boundaries: An Investigation of Libertarian Open Borders

Legal SystemPolitical Theory

12/20/2019The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Libertarian arguments for open borders differ from liberal arguments for open borders, which illuminate how disparate these philosophical traditions are, especially in the manner that they conceive of rights.
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Bureaucracy and the Civil Service in the United States

Media and CultureCalculation and KnowledgePolitical Theory

09/14/2018The Journal of Libertarian Studies
One of the most important sociological laws is the "Iron Law of Oligarchy": every field of human endeavor, every kind of organization, will always be led by a relatively small elite.
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Benjamin Tucker and His Periodical, Liberty

Free MarketsInterventionismPhilosophy and Methodology

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
The 403 issues of Liberty which appeared have been reprinted and made available by the Greenwood Reprinting Corporation. They are a great source of information both to the historian and to the philosopher. Here we can analyze the history of the individualist anarchist movement, its...
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Bankruptcy as an Economic Intervention

Money and BanksCapital and Interest TheoryMoney and Banking

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Bankruptcy law is a system of interventionary legislation which interferes with the ability of individuals freely to establish the terms of loan contracts. It benefits the less prudent and less scrupulous borrowers -indeed may encourage their conduct -while making loans costlier for the honest and...
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Benito Cereno and Legal Oppression: A Szaszian Interpretation

Media and CultureU.S. History

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
To collaborate with an author in perceiving the implied ethical problems he poses and passing a moral judgment on their solution can be, as Wayne Booth has remarked, a heady experience for the enlightened reader. The wide attention given to One FIew Over the Cuckoo's Nest , both as novel...
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Book Reviews: Libertarianism—A Primer by David Boaz; Libertarianism: A Reader by David Boaz; and What It Means to Be a Libertarian by Charles Murray

Austrian Economics Overview

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
The American anti-statist intellectual tradition includes a wide variety of thinkers, from left utopians to secessionist agrarians to right anarchists.
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Book Review: John Merrifield, School Choices: True and False

EducationTaxes and Spending

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
In this article, Laurence M. Vance offers a review of John Merrifield's School Choices: True and False . Volume 17, Number 2 (2003)
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Book Reviews: Liberty and Nature: An Aristotelian Defense of Liberal Order by Rasmussen and Den Uyl; Objectivism: The Philosopy of Ayn Rand by Leonard Piekoff

Philosophy and Methodology

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
In this article, David Gordon reviews Objectivism: The Philosophy of Ayn Rand by Leonard Peikoff, and Liberty and Nature: An Aristotelian Defense of Liberal Order by Douglas B. Rasmussen and Douglas J. Den Uyl.
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Book Review: Leland B. Yeager, Ethics as Social Science

Austrian Economics Overview

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
In this article, Robert P. Murphy reviews Leland B. Yeager's Ethics as Social Science: The Moral Philosophy of Social Cooperation . Volume 16, Number 1 (2002)
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Book Review of Ayn Rand by Tibor Machan

Other Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
In this article, Robert Bass reviews Tibor Machan's Ayn Rand . Volume 20, Number 2 (2006)
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