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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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Murray Rothbard's Birthday

03/02/2022Power & Market

Today would have been Murray Rothbard's ninety-sixth birthday

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Paul Cantor RIP, 1945–2022

02/26/2022Power & Market

Paul Cantor, a leading Shakespeare scholar and friend of the Mises Institute, has passed away.

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Gary North RIP, 1942–2022

02/26/2022Power & Market

Gary North, an outstanding economic historian and friend of the Mises Institute, has passed away.

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Why Rothbard Stayed Away from Berlin


02/25/2022Friday Philosophy
The nonaggression principle and negative freedom are not the same thing. Isaiah Berlin's work shows the key difference between them.
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Lord Acton on Slavery and the War between the States

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02/18/2022Friday Philosophy
Acton not only condemns absolute monarchy but unlimited majority rule as well. If anything, majority rule is worse, because it is much harder to resist.
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