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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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You Won't Learn Much about Fascism in this Book on "Fascism"

Book Reviews

05/04/2021Mises Media
Jason Stanley's book on fascism is a jumbled mess which seems primarily to exist for the purpose of smearing everything Stanley doesn't like with the label of "fascism."
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Murray Rothbard as a Philosopher

Philosophy and Methodology

04/30/2021Friday Philosophy
When people think of Rothbard as a philosopher, they often have in mind only his work in ethics and political philosophy, but he wrote about other areas of philosophy as well.
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Is Rawls Stupid? A Lesson in Close Reading

Philosophy and Methodology

04/23/2021Friday Philosophy
I want to use an argument someone directed against Rawls to illustrate a basic principle of how we should read texts.
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You Won't Learn Much about Fascism in this Book on "Fascism"

Book Reviews

Blog04/22/2021

Jason Stanley's book on fascism is a jumbled mess which seems primarily to exist for the purpose of smearing everything Stanley doesn't like with the label of "fascism." 

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Can the Concept of Exploitation Be Saved?

Production TheoryValue and Exchange

04/16/2021Friday Philosophy
The Marxist concept of exploitation arises from a deep question Marx asked: Why do capitalists earn interest?
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