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The Essential Rothbard

BooksMarch 2, 2007
Here is the book for the Age of Rothbard, precisely the primer that is needed at a time when his influence—as the most radical and compelling intellectual force in the second half of the 20th century—is higher than during any time during his lifetime. And so this book is a landmark in...

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The Essential von Mises

BooksFebruary 14, 2007
A year following the death of Ludwig von Mises, Murray Rothbard wrote the book designed to inspire a new generation to take up the Misesian cause in economic theory and political action.

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Essentials of Economics

BooksFebruary 21, 2008
Ballvé combines history, theory, and clear exposition to present what might be called an "orthodox Austrian view" of the way the world works...

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The Irrepressible Rothbard

BooksJune 11, 2009
The lively essays collected in The Irrepressible Rothbard celebrate Rothbard the journalist, cultural critic, political observer, and movement organizer.

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Essentials of Economic Theory

BooksOctober 20, 2006
John Bates Clark was an American adherent of the Marginalist School who engaged the Austrians and learned from them.

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Murray N. Rothbard: In Memoriam

BooksApril 13, 2007
In perusing the essays in this volume, one reads over and over of Rothbard's enthusiasm, his optimism, his zest for life, and especially his sense of humor.

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Man, Economy, and Liberty: Essays in Honor of Murray N. Rothbard

BooksFebruary 8, 2007
This book contains many wonderful essays — both scholarly and humorous — on Murray N. Rothbard's work and life...

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Strictly Confidential: The Private Volker Fund Memos of Murray N. Rothbard

BooksAugust 19, 2010
Strictly Confidential is an illuminating commentary on the feisty early years of the libertarian movement, and the fledgling intellectual base that became the root of today's libertarianism...

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Murray N. Rothbard vs. The Philosophers: Unpublished Writings on Hayek, Mises, Strauss, and Polanyi

BooksNovember 17, 2009
Here is Rothbard's stunning mind at work on some of the most serious topics in philosophy, economics, and politics, originally crafted as private memos. The advantage here is that you get super-candid evaluations of the thought of the giants while avoiding the appartus of formal papers. The...

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Secrets About Money That Put You at Risk

BooksFebruary 1, 2010
The Basic Things About Money and Wealth You Must Know And Probably Do Not Why is Money… (a) the thing that most of us worry about the most, and (b) the thing that you understand and were educated in school about the least? Why do otherwise educated people tragically say: "I really do...

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Elshtain Responds and Gordon Replies, by Jean Bethke Elshtain and David Gordon

Institute PublicationsJuly 1, 2003
David Gordon Responds In Just War Against Terror, Professor Elshtain applied just war standards in order to evaluate the morality of the United States' military action against Afghanistan. As she rightly notes, the standards require the use of prudence to be applied properly: they are not...

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The Philosophical Origins of Austrian Economics

BooksJune 17, 2006
David Gordon examines some of the philosophical influences on the founders of the Austrian school.

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Mises on Money

BooksDecember 12, 2011
North explains all the essential tenets of Mises's monetary theory...

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Anatomy of the State

BooksJuly 20, 2005
Anatomy of the State gives a succinct account of Rothbard’s view of the state. Rothbard regards the state as a predatory entity. It does not produce anything but rather steals resources from those engaged in production...

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The Mystery of Banking

BooksJuly 20, 2005
With his characteristic clarity and incisiveness, Rothbard explains the origins of money.

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Prices and Production

BooksJuly 20, 2005
These seven works taken together constitute the essential core of Austrian macroeconomics.

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Triumph of Gold

BooksOctober 9, 2012
to preserve our free society and human freedom. We shall have sound money or we shall cease to be free. Only the discipline of the gold standard will insure us sound currencies and a workable international monetary system, both essential to the preservation of the free world.

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Keynes the Man

BooksMarch 6, 2010
Here is Rothbard's mini-biography of Lord Keynes — one that makes use of all modern research to reconstruct Keynes's life and works in a way that is absolutely devastating...

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Economic Controversies

BooksMarch 18, 2011
After Murray Rothbard finished his theoretical magnum opus — Man, Economy, and State — he turned his attention away from pure positive theory toward dealing with the opposition to Austrian theory. The result was a long series of fantastic scholarly articles taking on every error of the...

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Capital in Disequilibrium

BooksAugust 3, 2011
Professor Lewin provides an excellent summary of the contributions of Böhm-Bawerk, Mises, Hayek, Rothbard, and Lachmann, and goes on to apply their theory to modern macroeconomic understanding.

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