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The Lust for Power

Smith explains how the insatiable desire for power and its corrupting influence have been dominant themes in libertarian theory and history.

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State and Society, Part 2

Smith explains the meaning of “society” and “institution,” and he discusses the distinction between designed and undesigned institutions.

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State and Society, Part 1

Smith discusses some preliminary issues involved in the classic libertarian distinction between the spheres of “state” and “society.”