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David Gordon

Senior Fellow

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David Gordon is Senior Fellow at the Ludwig von Mises Institute. He was educated at UCLA, where he earned his PhD in history. He is the author of Resurrecting Economics, An Introduction to Economic Reasoning, An Austro-Libertarian View (three volumes), and Resurrecting 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 the Journal of Libertarian Studies, and a contributor to such journals as Analysis, the International Philosophic Quarterly, the Philosophical Quarterly, the Journal of Libertarian Studies, and the Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics.

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A Procapitalist Philosopher

CapitalismPhilosophyOther Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and Methodology


While philosophy is a discipline that has been hijacked by the Left, once in a while a philosopher comes along and surprises us.

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Slobodian Contra Rothbard


09/06/2023The Austrian
In his new book, ' Crack-up Capitalism ,' Quinn Slobodian sloppily attacks Rothbard's views on market freedom. But in his efforts to attack Rothbard generally, Slobodian also gets Rothbard wrong on slavery, on Indians, on war crimes, and more.
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Deneen's Common Good Statism

DemocracyFree Markets

09/05/2023The Austrian
Culture warrior Patrick Deneen takes on the free market and its traditions. Neither of which he understands well.
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"National Greatness" Is Not the Appropriate Response to "Wokeism"

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09/05/2023Mises Media
Many conservatives, in trying to steer the USA away from "wokeism," fail to understand that their “national greatness” schemes are just as harmful.
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Understanding Hegel from a Straussian Viewpoint

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While Leo Strauss did not share G.W.F. Hegel's acceptance of historicism, nonetheless he gives Hegel a sympathetic review. David Gordon takes a closer look at both men.

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