William H. Peterson

William H. Peterson (1921-2012) was the winner of the 2005 Schlarbaum Prize for Lifetime Achievement in the Study of Liberty. He was an adjunct scholar of the Mises Institute and distinguished Lundy professor emeritus of business philosophy at Campbell University in North Carolina. A “Tribute to Mises’s Student and Colleague William H. Peterson” panel was held at AERC 2018.

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Mises Daily William H. Peterson
Fifty years ago, a remarkable libertarian, personal friend, witty Georgite, then editor of Human Events, came out with a landmark book, The Income Tax: Root of All Evil ( text and PDF). Its author was...
Mises Daily William H. Peterson
William Peterson’s speech on receiving the Schlarbaum Prize: “Let’s celebrate the prodigious life of Lu Mises, a life in which he fused crowning insight on how the world tackles the law of scarcity, with lifelong moral courage.”