Bob McTeer is an economist and was the president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas from 1991-2005.
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Israel Kirzner is an Austrian economist and one of the world’s foremost experts on Ludwig von Mises’s methodology and thought.
Tom G. Palmer is a Senior Fellow at the Cato Institute, director of the Institute’s educational division, Cato University, Vice President for International Programs at the Atlas Economic Research Foundation, and General Director of the Atlas Global Initiative for Free Trade, Peace, and Prosperity.
“There are very few people over the generations who have ideas that are sufficiently original to materially alter the direction of civilization. Milton is one of those very few people.”
That is how former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan described the Nobel laureate economist Milton Friedman. But it is not for his technical work in monetary economics that Friedman is best known. Like mathematician Jacob Bronowski and astronomer Carl Sagan, Friedman had a gift for communicating complex ideas to a general audience.
Bettina Bien Greaves attended Ludwig von Mises’s New York University seminars for many years and has translated, edited, and compiled several of his works. She is currently a resident scholar and trustee of the Foundation for Economic Education.
Nat Hentoff is an American historian, novelist, jazz and country music critic, and syndicated columnist for United Media, who writes regularly on jazz and country music for The Wall Street Journal.
Randy E. Barnett is a lawyer and legal theorist, and a Senior Fellow of the Cato Institute and the Goldwater Institute. He also teaches constitutional law and contracts at Georgetown University Law Center.
Jan Narveson is professor of philosophy emeritus at the University of Waterloo in Ontario and the author of several books, including The Libertarian Idea (1988).
In this lecture, Narveson tackles the philosophical question of whether our current conceptualization of justice would exist in a stateless society. He reviews three theories of justice under government, explains the prisoner’s dilemma and coercion by means of game theory analysis, and elaborates on the difference between positive and negative rights.
Einar Du Rietz is one of a small minority of libertarian scholars and activists in Sweden. He currently writes for Collegians for a Constructive Tomorrow, a non-profit organization that promotes free market solutions to environmental issues.
Sheldon Richman is the editor of The Freeman (a magazine published by the Foundation for Economic Education), a senior fellow at the Future of Freedom Foundation, and a research fellow at the Independent Institute.
David Boaz is the executive vice president of the Cato Institute, and is the author of Libertarianism: A Primer and The Libertarian Reader (1997) and The Politics of Freedom (2008).