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David Gordon

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Works Published inMises Daily ArticleThe Journal of Libertarian StudiesEssays in Political EconomyQuarterly Journal of Austrian EconomicsMises ReviewThe Free MarketThe AustrianSpeeches and Presentations

AwardsMurray N. Rothbard Medal of Freedom

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

Hunter Lewis on Morality

Philosophy and Methodology

Blog05/19/2018

Hunter Lewis presents an important view of morality, derived from Hume, Mises, and Hazlitt.

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Leland Yeager, R.I.P.

History of the Austrian School of Economics

Blog04/24/2018

I am sorry to report that Leland Yeager passed away on April 23, at the venerable age of 93. 

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Just War Theory and the US Attack on Syria

War and Foreign PolicyPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog04/24/2018

Acting to promote power political interests does not meet the criterion of humanitarianism, even if the missile attack is defended as a humanitarian gesture.

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Can Freedom Survive Without the State?

Private Property

04/18/2018The Austrian
Ferguson concludes an orderly society requires a strong state, but more insightful readers might draw a different conclusion from his critique of the state.
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