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David Gordon

Works Published inThe Journal of Libertarian StudiesEssays in Political EconomyQuarterly Journal of Austrian EconomicsMises ReviewThe Free MarketThe AustrianSpeeches and PresentationsMises Daily Article

AwardsMurray N. Rothbard Medal of Freedom

David Gordon is a Senior Fellow at the Mises Institute. He is author of Resurrecting Marx and An Introduction to Economic Reasoning and editor of numerous books including The Essential Rothbard, available in the Mises Store.

David Gordon is a senior fellow at the Ludwig von Mises Institute. He was educated at UCLA, where he earned his PhD in intellectual history. He is the author of Resurrecting Marx: The Analytical Marxists on Exploitation, Freedom, and JusticeThe Philosophical Origins of Austrian Economics,An Introduction to Economic Reasoning, and Critics of Marx. He is also editor of Secession, State, and Liberty and co-editor of H.B. Acton'sMorals of Markets and Other Essays.

Dr. Gordon is the editor of The Mises Review, and a contributor to such journals as analysisThe International Philosophic QuarterlyThe Journal of Libertarian Studies, and The Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics.

All Works

Hillary Clinton's Easy Choices

U.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

06/28/2016The Austrian
Hillary Clinton's campaign book Hard Choices makes it clear she believes that salvation always lies with the state.

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Economics: It's Simpler Than You Think

Money and BanksMoney and BankingPricesValue and Exchange

03/30/2016The Austrian
A successful economy depends on innovative entrepreneurs who are willing to take large risks in return for the chance at great profits.

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Freedom vs. Justice: Are They in Conflict?

Legal SystemPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

03/10/2016Mises Daily Articles
In a recent article at The Atlantic, libertarianism was singled out and criticized for valuing freedom more than justice. David Gordon explains that libertarianism doesn't value freedom more than justice. It defines justice differently...

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Phishing for Phools: The Economics of Manipulation and Deception

Taxes and SpendingInterventionismPolitical Theory

03/04/2016The Austrian
Economists Akerlof and Shiller contend that people are too gullible and ignorant to be allowed to deal with a potentially deceptive marketplace on their own. The solution is to have the government manage the markets for them.

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