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William H. Peterson

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AwardsGary G. Schlarbaum Prize for Lifetime Defense of Liberty

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 in America

BiographiesHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

03/20/2009Books
The great essayist and economist pens a tribute to his colleague and teacher.
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The Democracy of the Market

Free Markets

11/01/2005The Free Market
The Free Market 26, no. 11 (November 2005) [ William Peterson is the winner of the 2005 Gary G. Schlarbaum Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Cause of Liberty, awarded by the Mises Institute. He has served a crucial role as a leading public intellectual, elaborating on the insights of Mises...
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Mises in America

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10/12/2005Mises Daily Articles
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."
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Mises in New York

History of the Austrian School of Economics

10/10/2005Audio/Video
Recorded at the Mises Institute, 7–8 October 2005. [36:16]
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The End or the Beginning of History

09/29/2005Articles of Interest
How can free market capitalism--the secret of Western success for 250 years--gain public insight of its inherent voluntary democracy and so win better understanding and respect in Washington, higher education, the media, the 50 state legislatures, and the American household? Well, recall how...
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