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Ralph Raico

Tags World HistoryHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsOther Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and Methodology

Works Published inSpeeches and PresentationsMises Daily ArticleThe Journal of Libertarian StudiesThe Free MarketReview of Austrian Economics, Volumes 1-10Articles of Interest

Ralph Raico (1936-2016) was Professor Emeritus in European history at Buffalo State College and a senior fellow of the Mises Institute. He was a specialist on the history of liberty, the liberal tradition in Europe, and the relationship between war and the rise of the state. He is the author of The Place of Religion in the Liberal Philosophy of Constant, Tocqueville, and Lord Acton.

A bibliography of Ralph Raico's work, compiled by Tyler Kubik, is found here.

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The European Miracle

Free MarketsLegal SystemWorld History

Blog12/14/2016

It was in Europe — and above all, America — that human beings first achieved per capita economic growth over a long period of time.

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An Interview with Ralph Raico

BiographiesHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

12/13/2016Audio/Video
Gordon, Rockwell, and Salerno interview Ralph Raico. They discuss his life and career, and his associations with Rand, Hayek, and Rothbard.

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Democracy Has Been Weaponized

War and Foreign PolicyWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

02/24/2016The Austrian
Mass democracy, as its nineteenth-century liberal opponents foretold, devolves into a contest of contending forces, motivated by corrupt self interest.

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Reflections in Berlin

World HistoryOther Schools of Thought

11/11/2014Articles of Interest
New Individualist Review 1, no. 4 (Winter 1962) THOSE AMERICANS WHO belong to the sophisticated academic circles which continue, in their hearts, to look on Communism as largely a myth invented by the John Birch Society ought to take a trip to Berlin. Here they will be able to ascertain for...

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Leonard Liggio, RIP

10/18/2014Mises Daily Articles
Ralph Raico remembers his friend, Leonard Liggio.

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