Individual Lectures

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An Introduction to Libertarianism

Philosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Presented to the Auburn University Libertarians; Auburn, Alabama, on 19 January 2005.
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Thymology and the Struggle for Anthrocentrism in the Social Sciences

Presented as part of the Mises Institute's Summer Seminar Series on July 27, 2005 in Auburn, Alabama.
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Six Months that Changed the World

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign PolicyWorld History

John V. Denson discusses the world-changing events that happened between January and June 1919: disastrous decisions that resulted in creating a platform for Hitler to rise in Germany, the Second World War, and beyond.
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Anarchy and Economies of Scale

Philosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Presented at the Mises Institute on 13 July 2005. The PowerPoint presentation accompanying this lecture is available for download (in PPT).
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Robert Nisbet and the Conservative Intellectual Tradition

BiographiesWorld History

Delivered as part of the Mises Institute's Summer Seminar Series.
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The Issue of Tariffs: How U.S. Revenue Collection Was Turned Inside-Out

Legal SystemTaxes and SpendingU.S. EconomyPolitical Theory

We went from tariffs being the major source of federal government revenue to what we have today under the income tax and payroll taxes. The time scope is from 1789 to the Great Depression. In 1790, 99.9% of federal government revenue is generated by tariffs – the first year we operate under the...
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The Ecological Benefits of Smart Growth: Where is the Science?

Legal SystemPolitical Theory

Presented as part of the Brown Bag Seminar Series . Recorded at the Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama, on 12 May 2005.
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