Libertarian Papers

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Tibor Machan

Tibor R. Machan

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Tibor R. Machan (1939 - 2016) was a Hoover research fellow, Professor Emeritus, Department of Philosophy, Auburn University, Alabama, and held the R. C. Hoiles Endowed Chair in Business Ethics...

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“Milton Friedman & the Human Good”

I wish to consider the skeptical stance on "sinning," or virtue and vice, is it correct, and if not, whether it...

A Problem With Aristotle’s Ethical Essentialism

This discussion is motivated by both my sympathy with Aristotle's meta-physics and my problems with certain elements...

Lamont Rodgers

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Why There Are No Dilemmas in Widerquist's "A Dilemma for Libertarians"

Abstract: Karl Widerquist has recently argued that libertarians face two dilemmas. The first dilemma arises because...

Nikolay Gertchev

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Nikolay Gertchev holds a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Paris 2 Panthéon-Assas and currently lives in Belgium, where he works for an international organization.
 

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From Monetary Nationalism to Monetary Imperialism
Hayek’s crucial insight that a fundamental banking reform is a prerequisite for monetary reform aiming at international...
Review of The Ontology and Function of Money: The Philosophical Fundamentals of Monetary Institutions

This ambitious new book on the foundations of money and monetary institutions is an impressive interdisciplinary...

David Barker

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The Rocky Road to Paradise: Why Economic Liberalization is Interrupted

Abstract: Despite evidence that free market policies improve overall welfare, much of the world is making little...

Laura Davidson

Laura Davidson

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Laura Davidson is an independent scholar. She has been a presenter at the Austrian Economic Research Conference, and has authored a number of articles that have been published in peer-reviewed...

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Bitcoin, the Regression Theorem, and the Emergence of a New Medium of Exchange

What is the direct-use value of bitcoin? And does it have any?

The Economic Consequences of Loan Maturity Mismatching in the Unhampered Economy

Some economists of the Austrian School contend that business cycles are created when banks use the proceeds of short...

Hans-Hermann Hoppe

Hans-Hermann Hoppe

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Hans-Hermann Hoppe is an Austrian school economist and libertarian/anarcho-capitalist philosopher. He is the founder and president of The Property and Freedom Society....

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Hans-Hermann Hoppe: Why Democracy Fails

Hoppe shows how democratic elections often lead to bad results, and also illustrates how political democracy is...

Hans-Hermann Hoppe: Praxeology as Methodology

Hans-Hermann Hoppe explains why praxeology is the proper economic methodology.

Jinglei Hu

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“Triune" Protection and its Implications for the Minimal State

Abstract: Characterizing the libertarian ideal, Robert Nozick’s Minimal State has been a classic model wherein...

Tristan Rogers

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Self-Ownership, World-Ownership, and Initial Acquisition

Abstract: G.A. Cohen was perhaps libertarianism’s most formidable critic. In Self-Ownership, Freedom, and...

Jakub Wozinski

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Hayek and Departure from Praxeology

Abstract: Friedrich von Hayek is mostly known as a staunch critic of naturalist fallacy. It is claimed in the...

Joshua Katz

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Why Libertarians Should Reject Positive Rights

Abstract: Maloberti, in “Why Libertarians Should Accept Positive Rights” argues that, as normally presented,...

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