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Man, Economy, and State: Study Guide Answers Ch. 3

Chapter 3 – Indirect Exchange   Name two different problems with direct exchange. (pp. 187-88) A:  One problem with direct exchange is the lack of “coincidence of wants.”  Exchange can only take place in a direct exchange economy if two … Continue reading

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Libertarianism Today Review

Huebert’s Libertarianism Today has received high praise as an introductory taste of libertarianism at its consistent, radical best by both David Gordon and Walter Block.  This praise is deserved.  In a concise 11 chapters, and under 250 pages, Heubert manages to survey … Continue reading

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Man, Economy, and State: Study Guide Answers Ch. 2

Chapter 2 – Direct Exchange Do different praxeological laws apply to situations of isolation versus society? (p. 79) A:  No, the same praxeological laws apply.  Individuals in society seek to meet their needs simultaneously. What is Rothbard’s definition of society? … Continue reading

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Democracy: The God that Failed Review

Hoppe’s Democracy: The God That Failed is a gut-check to all serious libertarian and Austrian thinkers.  The task of defending a position other than Hoppe’s regarding the role of the State in society is simply insurmountable in light of the … Continue reading

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Man, Economy, and State Study Guide Answers Ch. 1

These are my answers to the questions, which I have thoughtfully considered.  I would appreciate any feedback on these.  I’ll be releasing these one chapter at a time. Study Guide questions by Robert Murphy Chapter 1 – Fundamentals of Human … Continue reading

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Economics in One Lesson Review

Economics in One Lesson, by Henry Hazlitt ISBN 0-517-54823-2 As part of my preparation for undertaking this book review project, I have referenced many great thinkers’ lists of books they say have influenced them.  Most notably, I have consulted Tom … Continue reading

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For a New Liberty review, Part 3 (Ch. 10-15)

Ch. 10-12 The Public Sector Certain problems exist by nature of fallen men living in an inherently evil world.  Evil itself is one.  Government is one of man’s attempts at a solution to the problem of evil.  The organization of … Continue reading

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