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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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Lost Continetti

Media and CultureOld RightU.S. History

07/22/2022The Austrian
Continetti has a distinctive vision of what is American conservatism. He views the political and economic ideas of Murray Rothbard and Ron Paul as inimical to the ideas he favors; to him, we are the enemy. We ought to have a look at his book, if only to see what he says about us.
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Liberty versus "Relational Egalitarianism"

PhilosophyPolitical Theory

07/22/2022Friday Philosophy
Egalitarian liberals think that basic liberties can be violated in the quest for equality and even that "the natural duty to promote justice straightforwardly implies a duty to establish states."
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Nozick on Morality and Evolution

PhilosophyRationalism

07/15/2022Friday Philosophy
It is hard to explain through evolution how we know any necessary truths. Does this give us reason to abandon necessary truth? Nozick thinks so.
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Libertarianism and Public Choice

Philosophy

07/08/2022Friday Philosophy
Is public choice a better defense of free-market libertarianism than natural rights? Michael Munger thinks so.
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Guns and Self-Defense

AntipoliticsDemocracyLawLibertarianism

07/04/2022Mises Media
As antigun studies surface left and right, it's worth remembering that the right to self-defense isn't merely about being safe. It's about having the choice to defend yourself.
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