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Paul Gottfried

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Paul Gottfried is an American political philosopher and intellectual historian, and former Horace Raffensperger Professor of Humanities at Elizabethtown College in Pennsylvania.

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War and Democracy

BooksJanuary 11, 2016
Gottfried covers a variety of topics, both historical and contemporary, ranging from Oswald Spengler and the Frankfurt School to the destruction of classical liberalism, the dumbing down of higher education and the increasing dominance of administration in democratic governments.

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Liberal Internationalism: From the Founding of the Council on Foreign Relations to the Neoconservative Ascendancy

Audio/VideoOctober 10, 2014
From the session on "The Changing and Permanent War Parties," presented at the Austrian Economics Research Conference. Recorded 23 March 2013 at the Ludwig von Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama...

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Fascism, Anti-Fascism, and the Welfare State

Audio/VideoOctober 11, 2005
Recorded at the Mises Institute, 7–8 October 2005. [28:30]...

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The Therapeutic Welfare State

Audio/VideoFebruary 3, 2005
Sponsored by the Mises Institute and held in Atlanta, Georgia; 26-27 September 1997. [27:21]

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The Habermasian Moment

The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Among spokemen for the Post-Marxist Left, Jürgen Habermas (1923–) may be the most prominent and, in his own country, the most honored. An advocate of “militant” democracy since the 1950s, he has defended his persuasion in the international press, in multiple books and articles,...

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