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The Humble Case for Liberty

by Aaron Ross Powell on Oct 17, 2013

The virtue of humility is found in recognizing our limits—and that humility ought to make us libertarians.

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The Other Adam Smith, Part 4

by George H. Smith on Oct 15, 2013

George Smith explores Adam Smith’s views on Columbus, smuggling, and education.

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The Other Adam Smith, Part 3

by George H. Smith on Oct 8, 2013

George Smith discusses Adam Smith’s views on sin taxes and slavery.

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The Other Adam Smith, Part 2

by George H. Smith on Oct 1, 2013

George Smith discusses some of Adam Smith’s social, political, and moral objections to governmental interference in the economy, as found in the Wealth of Nations.

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The Other Adam Smith, Part 1

by George H. Smith on Sep 24, 2013

Smith explains what Adam Smith meant by the “invisible hand” and how he used this explanatory method throughout his writings.

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The Literature of Liberty

by Tom G. Palmer on Feb 4, 1998

Tom G. Palmer provides a comprehensive overview of the vast literature on libertarianism, free market economics, and the philosophy of liberty.

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Gay Rights: A Libertarian Approach

by Ralph Raico in 1975

In this essay, Ralph Raico examines the libertarian case for gay rights and describes how that case was expressed in the Libertarian Party’s positions.

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Thomas Hodgskin Versus Herbert Spencer, Part 3

by George H. Smith on Aug 27, 2013

Smith compares the positions of Hodgskin and Smith on the history of landownership, and their opposition to the political power of the landed aristocracy.