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William H. Peterson

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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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The Meaning of Market Democracy

Free MarketsPolitical Theory

06/07/2021The Free Market
"When we call a capitalist society a consumers’ democracy we mean that the power to dispose of the means of production, which belongs to the entrepreneurs and capitalists, can only be acquired by means of the consumers’ ballot, held daily in the marketplace."
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Mises in America Audiobook

BiographiesHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

04/20/2018Mises Media
The great essayist and economist pens a tribute to his colleague and teacher. Now available as an audiobook.
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