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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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Toshio Murata, R.I.P.

03/27/2021Power & Market

Toshio Murata, a leading Japanese student of Mises, has died at the age of 97.

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Hayek’s Political Argument against Socialism

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03/26/2021Friday Philosophy
Hayek began as a socialist, but he came to believe that the ends of socialism could not be realized by socialist means, and he deemed it his duty to convey this view to a wide public.
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An Anarchist Case against Private Property

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03/19/2021Friday Philosophy
A right to exclude others from one's property does not mean one is also motivated to repeatedly do so.
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Community and Civil Society over State

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03/18/2021The Austrian
Raghuram Rajan has written a surprising book calling for strengthening of the local, “proximate,” community.
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Hoppe's The Great Fiction, Expanded Second Edition—Now Available

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The second edition of The Great Fiction will be welcomed by all readers interested in the theoretical foundations of a free society.

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