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Carlo Lottieri

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Carlo Lottieri is an Italian political philosopher with the University of Siena and Istituto Bruno Leoni whose main interests are in contemporary libertarian thought. Most recently he edited an anthology of writings by Bruno Leoni.

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European Unification as the New Frontier of Collectivism: The Case for Competitive Federalism and Polycentric Law

Big GovernmentLegal SystemMonopoly and CompetitionPolitical Theory

07/22/2021The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Frankfurt, Bremen, Hamburg, Luebeck are large and brilliant, and their impact on the prosperity of Germany is incalculable. Yet, would they remain what they are if they were to lose their independence and be incorporated?” — Johann Wolfgang von Goethe...


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The Problem of Security: Historicity of the State and "European Realism"

Political Theory

All societies require some sort of coercion to maintain order. But "the state" is a very specific and modern type of government institution which claims it can engage in criminal types of coercion with impunity. 

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Classical Natural Law and Libertarian Theory

Legal SystemHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

07/07/2021Mises Daily Articles
Bruno Leoni's Freedom and the Law can be the starting-point for a more "classical" understanding of libertarian natural law actually rooted in the Aristotelian-Thomistic tradition.
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An Italian Translation of "A Brief History of Secession Referenda in Europe"

07/06/2021Power & Market

My thanks to Carlo Lottieri for publishing an Italian translation of "A Brief History of Secession Referenda in Europe" in the publication L'indro.

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Chapter 1. The Problem of Security; Historicity of the State and "European Realism"

War and Foreign Policy

06/06/2019Mises Media
From The Myth of National Defense: Essays on the Theory and History of Security Production , edited by Hans-Hermann Hoppe.
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