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How Do We Know - Digital Book

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How Do We Know

BooksJanuary 11, 2013
Leonard Read writes, "Everyone who pursues an improved understanding of how freedom works its wonders makes a contribution to a higher-grade civilization. More people than now must make freedom their lifelong study."...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Inflation Crisis and How to Resolve It - Digital Book

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The Inflation Crisis and How to Resolve It , newly in print in hardcover at a low price, is his masterpiece on money. The book reappears just in time: we are in the midst of an inflation crisis even if the effects are not yet fully felt. ...

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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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Having My Way - Digital Book

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

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As We Go Marching - Digital Book

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How wartime planning brought fascism to America.

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Ultimate Foundation of Economic Science - Digital Book

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If Mises has an unheralded masterpiece, this is it.

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How Do We Know What We Know?

Mises DailyOctober 27, 2010
Because the state is grounded in a network of lies, contradictions, deceptions, and conflicts, political systems are inherently in conflict with reality and must resort to intentional distortions of truth as a way of trying to appear coherent to a gullible public.

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Boundaries of Order - Digital Book

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The state is artificial; society is real. Society will eventually win.

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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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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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Leonard Read Bio Quote
Liberty does not and cannot include any action, regardless of sponsorship, which lessens the liberty of a single human...
I, Pencil

The audio version of Leonard Read's classic essay. Narrated by Floy Lilley.

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