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David Gordon

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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 EconomicsAn Introduction to Economic Reasoning, and Critics of Marx. He is also editor of Secession, State, and Liberty and coeditor of H.B. Acton's Morals of Markets and Other Essays.

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

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Shakespeare Helps Us Understand Rome's Descent into Empire

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Blog09/16/2021

In Shakespeare’s Rome, Cantor helps us to understand why Shakespeare was not only a great writer but a great political thinker as well, and that is no mean achievement.

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Slippery Slope Arguments and Tyranny

Philosophy and Methodology

09/13/2021Mises Media
Some slippery slope arguments are a case of bad reasoning, but those presented by Mises and Hayek are not among them.
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Ethics and Compulsory Covid-19 Shots

09/10/2021Power & Market

Julie Ponesse, a Canadian ethics professor, argues that getting a covid-19 shot shouldn't be a requirement for her continued employment.

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The Essential Austrian Economics

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09/10/2021Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
The Essential Austrian Economics Christopher J. Coyne and Peter J. Boettke Vancouver: Fraser Institute, 2020, 68 pp. David Gordon (dgordon@mises.org) is a senior fellow at the Mises Institute and editor of the Journal of Libertarian Studies . Christopher Coyne and Peter Boettke,...
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Radical Uncertainty: Decision-Making Beyond the Numbers

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09/10/2021Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Radical Uncertainty: Decision-Making Beyond the Numbers John Kay and Mervyn King New York: Norton, 2020, xvi + 528 pp. David Gordon (dgordon@mises.org) is a senior fellow at the Mises Institute and editor of the Journal of Libertarian Studies . Kay and King are not Austrians, but...
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