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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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Having My Way

BooksJanuary 11, 2013
Who are we as individuals? Read pieces together what we have logically ascertained based on human experience and past wisdom regarding this question.

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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 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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Way to Will Power - Digital Book

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What a thrilling little treasure this is, a completely rediscovered book by Henry Hazlitt from 1922. This is Hazlitt before he became an advocate of the Austrian School, and here he is not writing on economics but personal ethics as informed by ancient principles.

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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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Instead of Violence - Digital Book

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Written in 1951, this is one of Leonard Read’s earliest pamphlets on what he called “the philosophy of freedom.”

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Outlook for Freedom - 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
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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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Bourbon for Breakfast - Digital Book

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The state makes a mess of everything it touches, argues Jeffrey Tucker in Bourbon for Breakfast. Perhaps the biggest mess it makes is in our minds.

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Free Market Economics: A Reader - Digital Book

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A one-stop primer in economics that includes the best economic writing she had run across.

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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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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...

Complete Libertarian Forum - Digital Book

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It's finally here, the digital edition of the Libertarian Forum

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Freeman Book - Digital Book

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The original. It was radical, far-reaching, topical, and bracing in every way.

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My Book on the Austrian School of Economics

BlogMay 8, 2014

I’ve just published a short book, Advanced Introduction to the Austrian School of Economics, which is designed to give people with some knowledge of economics an explanation of what ideas distinguish the Austrian school from mainstream economic thought. The paperback is relatively...

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My Years with Ludwig von Mises - Digital Book

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A moving account of her life with "Lu," from their first days in Vienna to his death in New York in 1973.

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The Strike-Threat System - Digital Book

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Devastating attack on the core of union activity

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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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