The Journal of Libertarian Studies

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It Belongs to Me! A Libertarian Analysis of Property Rights in Nigeria

Property RightsPhilosophy and Methodology

07/15/2021The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Analyzing property rights in Nigeria from a Rothbardian point of view shows that the major reason for poverty in Nigeria is governmental neglect and abuse of property rights.
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I, Joy

Philosophy

05/20/2021The Journal of Libertarian Studies
How do you define social phenomena, the spontaneous coordination of individual efforts.
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Immigration Symposium

InterventionismPolitical Theory

06/03/2016The Journal of Libertarian Studies
There is no necessary connection between battling to curb immigration and rejecting key elements of the free market such as free trade.
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In Favorem Liberatis: The Life and Work of Granville Sharp

BiographiesWorld History

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Libertarians, if they care to examine the subject, will discover that they have a rich historical tradition in the English and American antislavery movements. The libertarian tradition in antislavery thought may be concisely summed up: In Favorem Libertalis — In Favor of Liberty. No one...
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Introduction: Ralph Raico, Guest Editor

War and Foreign Policy

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
The question of immigration has become acute in virtually all Western nations, including the United States. Here, as elsewhere, leaders of movements to limit immigration, especially from the “Third World,” often combine this with uninformed attacks on the free market, particularly on international...
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In Defense of Extreme (Fallibilistic) Apriorism

Calculation and KnowledgePhilosophy and Methodology

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
In this article, Professor Barry Smith presents a series of questions and theories in defense of apriorism. Volume 12, Number 1 (1996)
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Internal Inconsistencies in Arguments for Government: Nozick, Rand, and Hospers

Free MarketsOther Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Those who deny that the provision of protection services could be supplied through either the market or some other nonmonopolistic device must therefore endorse some sort of state. And those within that group who maintain that the provision of such services to everyone within a given territory is...
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Influence of Cantillon's Essai on the Methodology of J.B. Say: A Comment on Liggio

Philosophy and MethodologyValue and Exchange

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
One of the most important areas in which Cantillon influenced J. B. Say involves a set of issues which receives no explicit treatment in the Essai . I refer to the distinctive and pathbreaking methodology employed by Cantillon in his treatise. Volume 7, Number 2 (1985)
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Intellectual Standards of Adam Smith's Day

World HistoryPhilosophy and MethodologyPrivate Property

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
In reviewing the contributions of Adam Smith to the growth of economics Hans Brems writes that "[m]uch of what Smith had to say had been said before—but in French. Academic etiquette of his day demanded no acknowledgements, and he offered none." This is an unusually clear statement of a point of...
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Introduction: An Economic Critique of Socialism

Other Schools of Thought

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Collected together in this special issue of the Journal of Libertarian Studies is an apparently quite disparate group of articles on central economic planning, covering some theoretical disputes concerning it as well as some historical instances of attempts to put it into practice. These...
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