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Frank van Dun

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Works Published inMises Daily ArticleThe Journal of Libertarian StudiesLibertarian Papers

Frank van Dun taught philosophy of law at the University of Ghent and the University of Maastricht. See his webpage.

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Freedom and Property: Where They Conflict

Free MarketsEntrepreneurshipPhilosophy and MethodologyPrivate Property

10/29/2009Mises Daily Articles
Obviously, the free movement proviso is a far-reaching restriction of the property right of route owners as it would be defined according to the "freedom as property" conception, but it is not an arbitrary restriction — in fact, it is rooted the idea of freedom, which is, or should be, the supreme...
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The Logic of Law

08/22/2009Libertarian Papers
Abstract: The general concept of law as an order of persons and the means (and actions) that belong to them is formalized in an axiomatic system. At this stage, no distinction is made between natural and artificial (“legal”) persons. The aim is to explicate the common logical core of most material...


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Argumentation Ethics and The Philosophy of Freedom

03/13/2009Libertarian Papers
Abstract: When H.-H. Hoppe claimed (in A Theory of Socialism and Capitalism , 1989) that the principles of libertarianism were argumentatively irrefutable, both the logical coherence and the relevance of his “argument from argumentation” were criticized. While occasionally some of these criticisms...


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Dead End Street Blues

02/04/2009Libertarian Papers
Abstract: The long stagflation in the nineteen-seventies broke the Keynesian hold on economic policy. Last year we witnessed the spectacular unraveling of neo-liberal policies of manipulating money and credit. While these episodes might be studied to explain the specific weaknesses and errors of...


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Natural Law and the Jurisprudence of Freedom

Other Schools of ThoughtPolitical TheorySubjectivism

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
In this article, Frank van Dun offers a reply to Walter Block's paper reviewing one of Dun's previous works. Volume 18, Number 2 (2004)


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