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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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Capitalism Facilitates Mutual Aid. It Can't Be Dismissed as "Selfish Materialism"

Free MarketsPhilosophy

05/20/2022Friday Philosophy
By asking people not to pursue market success, altruists are actually asking them not to help others.
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Rothbard on the Court Intellectuals

Media and CulturePhilosophy

05/13/2022Friday Philosophy
Look closely and you'll notice that elite professors, doctors, economists, and other intellectuals use their social standing to justify the state's policies and maintain its image.
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Mises and Fascism

PhilosophyWorld History

05/06/2022Friday Philosophy
Perry Anderson twisted Mises's words into a defense of fascism. Here's what Mises really thought.
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What Money Can’t Buy


04/29/2022Friday Philosophy
Marx and Engels don't simply condemn capitalism. They note that by reducing everything to trade in money, it has made the reality of exploitation easier to see.
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What You Always Wanted to Know about David Stove


04/22/2022Friday Philosophy
Current irrationalist modes of thought all contend that because our thinking about the world is conditioned in a certain way, it does not grasp the world as it really exists.
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