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Steven Yates

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What Austrian Scholars Should Know About Logic (Any Why)

Philosophy and MethodologyPraxeology

07/30/2014Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
hy is logic, usually thought of as a branch of philosophy, important to Austrian scholars, most of whom are economists and not philosophers? The aim of this paper is to sketch a number of reasons and draw some conclusions.


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Book Review: The Passion of Liberty and Putting Humans First: Why We Are Nature's Favorite by Tibor Machan

Free MarketsInterventionismOther Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and Methodology

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
In this article, Steven Yates reviews Tibor Machan's The Passion for Liberty and Putting Humans First: Why We Are Nature's Favorite . Volume 18, Number 2 (2004)


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Isabel Blew Fallacy Ashore

The EnvironmentU.S. EconomyProduction Theory

09/22/2003Mises Daily Articles
To listen to mainstream economists, including Wall Street analysts, what destruction Isabel wrought is really a bonanza for the economy. Maybe, if we are really desperate to improve the local economies of our cities and towns, what all of us ought to do is bulldoze our property to the ground. Think...
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Biases of the Intellectual Classes

EducationCalculation and KnowledgePhilosophy and Methodology

11/15/2002Mises Daily Articles
When intellectuals teach the children of nonintellectuals to hate their own civilization, and regard its achievements as acts of villainy, writes Steven Yates, they only invite waves of understandable anti-intellectual reaction.
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Property Rights, The Citadel, and VMI

Big GovernmentPrivate Property

09/01/1996The Free Market
Shannon Faulkner's two-and-a-half year fight to become the first woman in The Citadel's corps of cadets went out with an embarrassing whimper. She couldn't handle the physical and psychological demands of Hell Week, landed in the infirmary, and dropped out.
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