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Ronald Hamowy

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Some Comments on the Rhetoric of the Environmental Movement

The EnvironmentLegal SystemPolitical Theory

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
The following essay attempts to touch on one aspect of modern environmentalism and to examine it against the backdrop of the values associated with a truly liberal society. What I hope to do is to explore certain traits common to the rhetoric of the environmental movement that I find particularly...
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The Early Development of Medical Licensing Laws in the United States 1875-1900

EducationFree MarketsHealthU.S. History

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
The condition of the American medical profession at the close of the Civil War was, in almost every particular, significantly different from that which obtains today. The profession was, throughout the country, unlicensed and anyone who had the inclination to set himself up as a physician could do...
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Law and the Liberal Society: F.A. Hayek's Constitution of Liberty

History of the Austrian School of EconomicsInterventionism

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
The nature of political discourse has been significantly altered by the events of recent history, among which has been an accelerating shift of governmental regulation away from directing society by means of general rules to that of ad hoc , administrative commands and discretionary control. This...
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Medicine and the Crimination of Sin: "Self-abuse" in 19th Century America

HealthLegal SystemMedia and Culture

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Volume 1, Number 3 (1977) What this essay will attempt to show is that while, during the 19th century, the prohibition of sexual immorality played a comparatively unimportant role in American criminal law, the medical profession arrogated to itself the task of dealing with moral questions...
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