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Butler Shaffer

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Butler Shaffer (1935–2019) was Professor Emeritus at Southwestern University School of Law. He is the author of In Restraint of Trade: The Business Campaign Against Competition, 1918–1938, Boundaries of Order: Private Property as a Social System, and The Wizards of Ozymandias: Reflections on the Decline and Fall.

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Meet the Enemy

BiographiesFree MarketsEntrepreneurshipPrivate Property

08/04/2009Mises Daily Articles
Unlike mass-minded persons who are easily manipulated and mobilized in service to various institutional causes, the Remnant remain skeptical of proselytizers who seek converts to ideologies, or who desire to save mankind.
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Boundaries of Order: Private Property as a Social System

Philosophy and MethodologyPolitical TheoryPrivate Property

05/26/2009Books
Boundaries of Order provides a completely fresh look at a marvelous intellectual apparatus by a mature intellectual who has been writing on law, economics, and history for four decades.
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The Business Class vs. The Free Market: Episodes from History

Financial MarketsFree Markets

10/11/2005Mises Media
Recorded at the Mises Institute, 7–8 October 2005. [34:16]
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Pay No Attention to That Man Behind the Screen

Legal SystemPolitical Theory

11/03/2004Mises Media
Recorded 10/15/2004 at Radical Scholarship: The Guerrilla Movement for Liberty. [19:29]
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A Cost-Benefit Analysis of the Human Spirit: The Luddites Revisited

The EntrepreneurEntrepreneurshipPolitical Theory

03/01/2004Mises Media
Butler Shaffer does a Cost-Benefit Analysis of the Human Spirit: The Luddites Revisited at the 2003 Austrian Scholars Conference.
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