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Equality: Prefaces

by R. H. Tawney in 1931

“To prize as an economic advantage the arrangements which produce them is not realism, but romance.  It is to wear [a mill-stone as a talisman].”

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Liberal Republicans During Reconstruction

by Literature of Liberty Reviewer on Mar 2, 1981

“Ignoring history, the Liberals depended upon the Southern leaders’ wisdom and desire for votes to protect and educate the black constituency.”

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Liberalism: The Seedbed of American Culture

by Literature of Liberty Reviewer on Mar 1, 1981

“History [was] a westward moving caravan, a wagon train in which political, military, and cultural greatness were linked together and freedom provided the fuel.”

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English Radicalism: Rights vs. War & Taxes

by Literature of Liberty Reviewer on Mar 1, 1981

“The American crisis was the English crisis writ large. English radicals recognized the [Americans’] right of resistance…[in] common law and natural arguments.”

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Nature and the Tao

by Literature of Liberty Reviewer on Mar 1, 1981

“In this Taoist conception, man and nature are allied, connected, and inseparable. Man must be understood in vital interconnection with nature.”

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Socialist Economic Calculation

by Literature of Liberty Reviewer on Mar 1, 1981

“Hayek analyses is of central importance to the growing literature of the “economic of information.”

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Austrian vs. Neoclassical Economics: Equilibrium

by Literature of Liberty Reviewer on Mar 1, 1981

“Neoclassical economics ignores the…market process in organizing information [to] facilitate individual decision-making and…subjective…welfare.”

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Historicism: Individuality or Pattern?

by Literature of Liberty Reviewer on Mar 1, 1981

“Historicism has…stressed the unique, individualist, and particular aspects of history, but…[not] patterns and connection among these historical particulars.”

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Social Science Paradigms

by Literature of Liberty Reviewer on Mar 1, 1981

“No longer do Neo-Marxians believe that the mode of production determines all other social relations. “Alienation” is now…the central Marxian concept.”

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Editorial: John Hospers

by Leonard P. Liggio on Mar 1, 1981

“As in earlier ages, the academic world may be the last to accept the reality of dynamic process and continuity in change.”

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Prison Camps of the Propaganda Machine

by James Martin on Oct 1, 1978

“And where were all the pundits…and the big newspaper and radio mouthpieces, the fat, comfortable, affluent and prestigious, the war profiteers?”

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Lessons for Libertarian Campus Radicalism

by David Theroux on Aug 1, 1978

“Past libertarian student organizations have lacked either a deep-seated intellectualism, organizational knowhow…or a revolutionary strategic vision.”

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The Business Community: Resisting Regulation

by Charles Koch on Jul 1, 1978

“In sum, the Party transforms libertarianism from purely a political philosophy to a movement, to a force for radical social change.”