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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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Deeper Than You Think

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

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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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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...
Anything That's Peaceful: The Case for the Free Market

Leonard Read was a great spokesman for liberty, and an excellent teacher. It includes the essay later called "I...

Thinking as a Science - Digital Book

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It's incredible that this 1916 tutorial on how to think, by none other than Henry Hazlitt, would still hold up after all these years.

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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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The Left, The Right and The State - Digital Book

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Lew Rockwell's new manifesto is a clarion call—creative and thought-provoking on every page—for a principled liberty in our time.

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How Do We Know - Digital Book

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This professionally prepared ebook is an electronic edition of the book that is designed for reading on digital readers like Nook, Kindle, iPad, Sony Reader, and other products including iPhone and Android smart phones. The text reflows depending on your font preferences and it contains links...

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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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What You Should Know About Inflation - Digital Book

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The title only hints at the extent of the issues that Hazlitt addresses.

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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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Sweden: Poorer Than You Think

Mises DailyMay 9, 2002
The Swedes, we have been told, enjoy free medical care, generous welfare benefits, time off from work, and subsidies for just about everything. According to a recent study, however, the cat is out of the bag: relative to families in the United States, Swedish family income is considerably less.

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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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Theory of Education in the United States - Digital Book

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There is no way such a lecture series could appear on a campus of this sort today.

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Gold Standard: Perspectives in the Austrian School - Digital Book

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A detailed guide to the arguments for the gold standard and its superiority over competing monetary standards. If you want to understand the gold standard, you need to read this book.

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In Restraint of Trade - Digital Book

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This smashing work will change the way you think of the relationship between the state and business.

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The State - Digital Book

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This is the 1908 book that started it all in the 20th century, the book that kicked off a century of anti-state, pro-property writing.

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The Place of Religion in the Liberal Philosophy of Constant, Tocqueville, and Lord Acton by Ralph Raico

Leonard Liggio Reviews Ralph Raico's book on Liberalism

BlogAugust 16, 2010

From the Atlas Foundation:

LIBERALISM AND CHRISTIANITY, BY Leonard P. Liggio

The Ludwig von Mises Institute of Auburn, Alabama has provided another service to the friends of liberty in publishing the Ph. D. dissertation of Professor

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Man, Economy, and State with Power and Market: Study Guide - Digital Book

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The young and brilliant economist Robert Murphy has come to the rescue!

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