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The Great Disruption: Human Nature and the Reconstitution of Social Order, by Francis Fukuyama

World HistoryPolitical Theory

12/01/1999Mises Review
This is not a bad book, but almost every major thesis in it is wrong or unproved. According to our author, human society depends to a large extent on "social capital."
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"Catholicism, Calvinism, and the Comparative Development of Economic Doctrine," by David Prychitko

World History

12/01/1999Mises Review
In the course of a largely appreciative review of Murray Rothbard's An Austrian Perspective on the History of Economic Thought, David Prychitko, who has long positioned himself as an anti-Rothbardian, makes a few mistakes worthy of attention.
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The Racial Contract, by Charles Mills

World HistoryPolitical Theory

07/01/1998Mises Review
Charles W. Mills has, by his own estimation, located a crucial gap in Western political and ethical theory from the Enlightenment to Rawls and Nozick. Charles W. Mills has, by his own estimation, located a crucial gap in Western political and ethical theory from the Enlightenment to Rawls and...
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The Long Affair: Thomas Jefferson And The French Revolution, by Conor O'Brien

U.S. HistoryWorld History

04/01/1997Mises Review
Conor Cruise O'Brien lets the mask drop on of his deplorable new book.
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