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Block's Building Blocks

November 22, 2010
Murray Rothbard, in his life, was known as Mr. Libertarian. We can make a solid case that the title now belongs to Walter Block, a student of Rothbard's whose own vita is as thick as a phone book, as diverse as Wikipedia...

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Building Blocks for Liberty

November 1, 2010
One might see Building Blocks for Liberty as a bracing introduction to the power of libertarian logic to solve everyday problems.

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Block Puts His Opponents on the Hot Seat

May 3, 2006
This is the foreword to a forthcoming collection of Critical Essays of Walter Block’s, assembled by Glavan Bogdan of Libertas Publishers in Bucharest, Romania. Murray Rothbard, in his life, was known as Mr. Libertarian. We can make a solid case that the title now belongs to Walter Block , a...

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Radical Economics: An Interview with Walter Block

Volume 19, Number 2 (Summer 1999) An Interview with Walter Block Walter Block is professor of economics at the University of Central Arkansas and chairman of the department. He is also co-editor of The Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics , and his work on a wide range of theoretical and...

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The Review of Austrian Economics

Reply to Comment by Walter Block

May 20, 1989
Review of Austrian Economics , Volume 2, Number 1 (1989)

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Austrian Environmental Economics Redux: A Reply to Art Carden and Walter Block

April 30, 2015
This short article emphasizes the importance of an institutional framework for environmental mass torts, without which a strict application of libertarian ethics leads to corner solutions in which there is a coordination failure.

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Review of Defending the Undefendable II: Freedom in All Realms, by Walter E. Block

August 21, 2014
Walter Block is at his finest when he subjects the most loathsome jobs and nastiest behaviors to logical libertarian scrutiny. Block’s Defending the Undefendable has needled and irritated an entire generation of readers...

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Defining Government, Begging the Question: An Answer to Walter Block's Reply

Walter Block has penned a response to my paper in which I argue that there isn’t much more than a verbal difference between limited government (minarchist) and defense-insurance agency (anarchist) libertarians. Block disputes my thesis for one reason: He defines government as necessarily...

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Fanatical, Not Reasonable: A Short Correspondence between Walter Block and Milton Friedman

When I first received Milton Friedman’s letter in response to my article “Hayek’s Road to Serfdom” I did not realize it would lead to more. Over the past few years I have shared these letters with several colleagues, friends, and students. However, such are his fame and...

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The Negative Homesteading Theory: Rejoinder to Walter Block on Human Body Shields

According to the negative homesteading theory, one can come to own misery—a state of being, or about to be, attacked—which one cannot legitimately pass on to someone else, without his permission. Should one however try to forward this misery onto someone else, this person has the right...

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Panel: Walter Block and Me

November 8, 2011
Featuring Daniel D'Amico, Jennifer Dirmeyer, Andrew Young, Vedran Vuk and Walter Block. Recorded on 5 November 2011...

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An Interview with Walter Block

August 19, 2006
An Interview with Walter Block by Jeffrey Tucker. Mises University 2006

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An Interview with Walter Block

December 12, 2008
Professor Block is interviewed by Jeff Crouere on the "Ringside: Politics With a Punch" radio program, WGSO 990AM, New Orleans; 5 December 2008. [18:58]...

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An Interview with Walter Block

January 29, 2010
Interviewed by Judge Andrew Napolitano on the "Freedom Watch" program, 27 January 2010. [7:05]...

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An Interview with Walter Block

February 4, 2009
Interviewed by Jeff Crouere on the "Ringside: Politics With a Punch" program, WGSO 990AM, New Orleans; 3 February 2009. [17:40]...

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Interviews

An Interview with Walter Block

July 10, 2009
Interviewed by Jeff Crouere on the "Ringside: Politics With a Punch" program, WGSO 990AM, New Orleans; 9 July 2009. [29:16]...

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An Interview with Walter Block

September 8, 2009
As interviewed by Todd Andrew Barnett on the Liberty Cap Talk Live internet radio program. Recorded 4 September 2009. [58:23]

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An Interview with Walter Block

August 12, 2009
Interviewed by Dan Cofall and Cindy Scull on "The Wall Street Shuffle" radio program, CNN Radio 1190 AM, Dallas-Ft. Worth, TX; 5 August 2009. [14:08]...

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An Interview with Walter Block (2009)

March 30, 2009
Interviewed by Tommy Tucker on WWL 870 AM, New Orleans; 30 March 2009.

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Risking Aggression: Reply to Block

May 18, 2010
Abstract: In his paper, “ Is There an ‘Anomalous’ Section of the Laffer Curve? ”, Walter Block describes some situations in which it appears that a libertarian should violate the non-aggression principle. To rectify this, Block proposes a different perspective on...

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