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Comes The Dawn - Digital Book

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Comes The Dawn

BooksJanuary 11, 2013
Leonard Read restates the case for liberty, and exposes what he called "authoritarian fallacies...

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Butler Shaffer joins the ePub archive

BlogJune 25, 2010

Newly added to our ePub archive: Butler Shaffer’s Boundaries of Order: Private Property as a Social System.

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Leonard Read

Leonard E. Read

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Leonard E. Read was the founder of the Foundation for Economic Education — the first modern libertarian think tank in the United States — and was largely responsible for the...

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Liberty does not and cannot include any action, regardless of sponsorship, which lessens the liberty of a single human...
Instead of Violence

This essay is an antidote to the faulty ideas that inflect many freedom...

Let Freedom Reign - Digital Book

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One of Leonard Read’s books discussing the morality of free markets and the effects of statism. Read also discusses the philosophy of liberty, the influence of ideas, and the human need for freedom.

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Leonard Read on Copyright and the Role of Ideas

BlogSeptember 12, 2011

One of the most influential figures behind the modern libertarian movement was Leonard Read, founder of the Foundation for Economic Education. (I discuss Read’s role in the origin of modern libertarianism (and in adoption of the term “libertarian”) in my post...

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Happy Birthday Leonard Read!

BlogSeptember 26, 2007

A few days ago, while searching online, I came across a mention that September 26 was Leonard Read's birthday. I was aware of Read's work as the founder and long-time leader of the Foundation for Economic Education and a prolific teacher of the love of liberty. I had also read many of...

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Accent On The Right - Digital Book

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In this work dedicated to the memory of Frederic Bastiat (1801-1850), Leonard E. Read explores an array of themes such as the sources of human progress, the political consequences of not thinking for one’s self, and finding what is right and wrong.

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The Works of Leonard E. Read

Audio/VideoMarch 31, 2009
The works of Leonard E. Read, who founded the Foundation for Economic Education (FEE) in 1946, are now online at the Mises Institute. It is probably not the complete collected works, but it is all that he collected in book form. These are books that shaped several generations of activists, donors,...

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Castles in the Air - Digital Book

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Foundations of individual creativity and the ability to thrive.

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I Chose Liberty - Digital Book

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Walter Block leaned on 82 of the world's most prominent libertarian thinkers and asked them to tell their life stories with an eye to intellectual development.

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Deeper Than You Think - Digital Book

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“It is a simple, obvious, self-evident fact that ideas, understanding, wisdom cannot be coercively injected into the consciousness of another. Yet, such is the presumption of persons who employ the coercive techniques.” Leonard E. Read

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Mises: The Last Knight of Liberalism - Digital Book

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This biographical tribute to Ludwig von MIses, 10 years in the making, is a broadly and deeply researched scholarly accomplishment.

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Natural Elites, Intellectuals, and the State - Digital Book

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This monograph engages the long-running controversy about the origin of the state.

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Leonard Read

Leonard Read’s Freedom Philosophy

BlogSeptember 26, 2014

Leonard Read is not a household name today. That is unfortunate, because, according to biographer Mary Sennholtz, he was “one of the most notable social philosophers of our time. His name will forever be associated with the rebirth of the freedom philosophy.” In Gary North’s...

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Having My Way - Digital Book

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“Let him that would save the world first move himself.” —SOCRATES

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How Do We Know - Digital Book

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Deeper Than You Think

BooksJanuary 11, 2013
Leonard Read implores that “Truth is not to be found in coercive arrangements.”...

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Anything That's Peaceful - Digital Book

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Leonard Read's best collection, including "I, Pencil"

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Case for Gold Pocket Edition - Digital Book

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A Minority Report of the U.S. Gold Commission

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