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Fall 2005

The Liberal Archipelago: A Theory of Diversity and Freedom.

Chandran Kukathas

The Abolition of Antitrust

Gary, ed. Hull

Explaining Postmodernism: Skepticism and Socialism from Rousseau to Foucault

Stephen R.C. Hicks

Public Philosophy: Essays on Morality in Politics

Michael J. Sandel

No Victory, No Peace

Angelo M. Codevilla

Summer 2005

Equality, Rights, and the Autonomous Self: Toward a Conservative Economics

Timothy P. Roth

The Just War Revisited

Oliver O'Donovon

Putting Humans First: Why We Are Nature's Favorite

Tibor R. Machan

Remembered Past: John Lukacs on History, Historians, and Historical Knowledge: A Reader

Mark G. Malavasi

and Jeffrey O., eds. Nelson

Diritto, natura e ragione: Scritti inediti versus Hayek, Mises, Strauss e Polanyi (Right, Nature and Reason: Unpublished Writings against Hayek, Mises, Strauss and Polanyi)

Murray N. Rothbard

and Roberta A. Modugno, trans, ed. Modugno

What Lincoln Believed: The Values and Convictions of America’s Greatest President

Michael Lind

Spring 2005

State-Building: Governance and World Order in the 21st Century

Francis Fukuyama

"The Problem of Global Justice"

Thomas Nagel

Law, Pragmatism, and Democracy

Richard A. Posner

The Virtue of War: Reclaiming the Classical Christian Traditions East and West and Christianity and War and Other Essays Against the Warfare State

Alexander F.C. Webster

and Darrell Cole and Laurence M. Vance

Politics and Passion: Toward a More Egalitarian Liberalism

Michael Walzer

The Changing Face of Economics: Conversations with Cutting Edge Economists

David Colander

and Richard P.F. Holt and J. Barkley Rosser, Jr. eds.

Winter 2004

The Austrian Guide to American History

Thomas E. Woods

The New History: A Cover For War

Forrest McDonald

Liberty and (Rightly Understood) Nationalism

David Conway

Trade and the Iron Hand

Deepak Lal

The State Eviscerated

Robert Higgs

Fall 2004

Szasz on the Liberal Tradition

Thomas J. Szasz

Liberty and Obedience

Randy E. Barnett

The Morals of Nations

James R. Otteson

A Student's Guide to Economic History

Thomas J. DiLorenzo

Unjust? So What?

Michael Walzer

Must Economies Be Rational?

Bryan Caplan

Summer 2004

Hope and Memory: Lessons from the Twentieth Century

Tzvetan Todorov

The New History and the Old: Critical Essays and Reappraisals

Gertrude Himmelfarb

In Defense of Globalization and Free Trade Today

Jagdish Bhagwati

The New Pearl Harbor: Disturbing Questions About the Bush Administration and 9/11

David Ray

Speaking of Liberty

Llewellyn H. Rockwell, Jr.

Ignoble Liars

Earl Shorris

Spring 2004

America the Virtuous: The Crisis of Democracy and the Quest for Empire

Claes G. Ryn

Hayek’s Challenge: An Intellectual Biography of F.A. Hayek

Bruce Caldwell

Mary Wollstonecraft: Human Rights and the French Revolution

Roberta A. Modugno

The Myth of National Defense: Essays on the Theory and History of Security Production

Hans-Hermann Hoppe

An End to Evil: How to Win the War on Terror

David Frum

and Richard Perle

Winter 2003

The Worm in the Apple: How the Teacher Unions Are Destroying American Education

Peter Brimelow

War is a Force That Gives Us Meaning

Chris Hedges

Social Security: False Consciousness and Crisis

John Attarian

The Great Unraveling: Losing Our Way in the New Century

Paul Krugman

The Modern Prince: What Leaders Need to Know Now

Carnes Lord

Fall 2003

The Illusion of Victory: America in World War I

Thomas Fleming

Libertarianism Without Inequality

Michael Otsuka

Defend America First: The Antiwar Editorials of the Saturday Evening Post, 1939–1942

Garet Garrett

A Poverty of Reason: Sustainable Development and Economic Growth

Wilfred Beckerman

Desperately Seeking Certainty: The Misguided Quest for Constitutional Foundations

Daniel A. Farber

and Suzanna Sherry

Summer 2003

Why We Fight: Moral Clarity and the War on Terrorism

William J. Bennett

On Nozick

Edward Feser

Just War Against Terror: The Burden of American Power in a Violent World

Jean Bethke Elshtain

Epistemological Problems of Economics

Ludwig von Mises

Justice, Luck, and Knowledge

S.L. Hurley

The Case Against the Democratic State: An Essay in Cultural Criticism

Gordon Graham

Elshtain Responds; Gordon Replies

Jean Bethke Elshtain

and David Gordon

Spring 2003

The War Over Iraq: Saddam's Tyranny and America's Mission

Lawrence F. Kaplan

and William Kristol

The Nomos of the Earth in the International Law of the Jus Publicum Europaeum

Carl Schmitt

Being Reconciled: Ontology and Pardon

John Milbank

After The Terror

Ted Honderich

Launching Liberalism: On Lockean Political Philosophy

Michael Zuckert

Controversial Essays

Thomas Sowell

Winter 2002

A History of Money and Banking in the United States: From the Colonial Era to World War II

Murray N. Rothbard

The Collapse of the Fact/Value Dichotomy and Other Essays by

Hilary Putnam

Straw Dogs: Thoughts on Humans and Other Animals

John Gray

Multiculturalism and the Politics of Guilt: Toward a Secular Theocracy

Paul Edward Gottfried

Natural Rights and the Right to Choose

Hadley Arkes

Legalize This! The Case For Decriminalizing Drugs

Douglas N. Husak

"The Case Against Premptive War"

Paul W. Schroeder

"The Unreal Lincoln"

Ken Masugi

Fall 2002

Marx's Revenge: The Resurgence of Capitalism and the Death of Statist Socialism

Meghnad Desai

How Democratic is the American Constitution?

Robert A. Dahl

John Stuart Mill and the Religion of Humanity

Linda C. Raeder

The Ethics and Economics of Minimalist Government

Timothy P. Roth

Economics for Real People: An Introduction to the Austrian School

Gene Callahan

Guns and Violence: The English Experience

Joyce Lee Malcolm

Summer 2002

Machine Dreams: Economics Becomes a Cyborg Science

Philip Mirowski

The Market System: What It Is, How It Works, and What to Make of It

Charles E. Lindblom

The Real Lincoln: A New Look at Abraham Lincoln, His Agenda, and an Unnecessary War

Thomas J. DiLorenzo

Property: Convention or Right?

Liam Murphy

and Thomas Nagel

The Ideal of Equality

Matthew Clayton

and Andrew Williams

Spring 2002

Democracy: The God that Failed

Hans-Hermann Hoppe

The Death of the West: How Dying Populations and Immigrant Invasions Imperil Our Country and Civilization

Patrick J. Buchanan

Warrior Politics: Why Leadership Demands a Pagan Ethos

Robert D. Kaplan

Economics as Religion: From Samuelson to Chicago and Beyond

Robert H. Nelson

The Anatomy of Racial Inequality

Glenn C. Loury

September 11

Noam Chomsky

Winter 2001

Justice As Fairness: A Restatement

John Rawls

Equality in Liberty and Justice

Antony Flew

Ludwig von Mises: The Man and His Economics

Israel M. Kirzner

Our Secret Constitution: How Lincoln Redefined American Democracy

George P. Fletcher

War and Murder

G.E.M. Anscombe

Invariances: The Structure of the Objective World

Robert Nozick

Fall 2001

A God Before Thee

Walter Berns

The New Dealers' War: Franklin D. Roosevelt and the War Within World War II

Thomas Fleming

Before the Storm: Barry Goldwater and the Unmaking of the American Consensus

Rick Perlstein

Capitalism: A Treatise on Economics

George Reisman

The Long Truce: How Toleration Made the World Safe for Power and Profit

A.J. Conyers

Basic Economics: A Citizen's Guide to the Economy

Thomas Sowell

Summer 2001

Ethics as Social Science: The Moral Philosophy of Social Cooperation

Leland Yeager

Time and Money: The Macroeconomics of Capital Structure

Roger W. Garrison

The Making of Modern Economics: The Lives and Ideas of the Great Thinkers

Mark Skousen

A New Birth of Freedom: Abraham Lincoln and the Coming of the Civil War

Harry V. Jaffa

Storm on the Horizon: The Challenge to American Intervention, 1939-1941

Justus D. Doenecke

Spring 2001

While America Sleeps: Self-Delusion, Military Weakness, and the Threat to Peace Today

Donald Kagan

and Frederick W. Kagan

Two Faces of Liberalism

John Gray

The Tyranny of Good Intentions: How Prosecutors and Bureaucats Are Trampling the Constitution in the Name of Justice

Paul Craig Roberts

and Lawrence M. Stratton

Social Welfare and Individual Responsiblity

David Schmidtz

and Robert E. Goodin

The Driving Force of the Market: Essays in Austrian Economics

Israel M. Kirzner

Capital is Disequilibrium: The Role of Capital in a Changing World

Peter Lewin

Winter 2000

Unintended Consequences: The Impact of Factor Endowments, Culture, and Politics on Long-Run Economic Performance

Deepak Lal

From Subsistence to Exchange and Other Essays

Peter Bauer

Mythologies of Marxism

G.A. Cohen

Law of Peoples, The

John Rawls

Forced Into Glory: Abraham Lincoln's White Dream

Lerone Bennett, Jr.

Irrepressible Rothbard: The Rothbard-Rockwell Report Essays

Murray Rothbard

Sovereign Virtue: The Theory and Practice of Equality

Ronald Dworkin

Fall 2000

Selected Essays of Frank Knight

Frank Knight

Economics and the Good Life: Essays on Political Economy

Bertrand de Jouvenel

When in the Course of Human Events: Arguing the Case for Southern Secession

Charles Adams

Vietnam: The Necessary War.

Michael Lind

The Trouble With Principle

Stanley Fish

Collected Works of Eric Voegelin

Eric Voegelin

Freud and the Question of Pseudoscience

Frank Cioffi

Why of World War I, The

Ralph Raico

Summer 2000

The Rise and Decline of the State

Martin van Creveld

Power and Prosperity

Mancur Olson

Public Finance and Public Choice-Two Contrasting Visions of the State

James Buchanan

and Richard Musgrave

Property and Freedom

Richard Pipes

Hard Green: Saving the Environment From the Environmentalists

Peter Huber

Against the Idols of the Age

David Stove

Philosophy and Social Hope

Richard Rorty

Spring 2000

A Necessary Evil

Garry Wills

Quest for Cosmic Justice, The

Thomas Sowell

A Republic, Not an Empire: Reclaiming America's Destiny

Patrick J. Buchanan

Luxury Fever: Why Money Fails To Satisfy in an Era of Excess

Robert H. Frank

Brennan and Democracy

Frank I. Michelman

John Stuart Mill on Liberty and Control

Joseph Hamburger

Taking the Constitution Away From the Courts

Mark Tushnet

Winter 1999

In Defense of Natural Law

Robert George

The End of Democracy II: A Crisis of Legitimacy

Mitchell Muncy

Great Disruption: Human Nature and the Reconstitution of Social Order, The

Francis Fukuyama

Catholicism, Calvinism, and the Comparative Development of Economic Doctrine

David Prychitko

Murray N. Rothbard e l'anarco-capitalismo americano

Roberta Modugno

Human Action, The Scholar's Edition

Ludwig von Mises

New Birth of Freedom: Human Rights Named and Unnamed

Charles Black

Fall 1999

Rewarding Work: How To Restore Self-Support to Free Enterprise

Edmund Phelps

A History of Economic Thought: The LSE Lectures

Lionel Robbins

Max Lerner: Pilgrim in the Promised Land

Sanford Lakoff

Desperate Deception: British Covert Operations in the United States

Thomas Mahl

Who Speaks For America? Why Democracy Matters in Foreign Policy

Eric Alterman

After Liberalism: Mass Democracy in the Managerial State

Paul Gottfried

The Church Impotent: The Feminization of Christianity

Leon Podles

Summer 1999

Political Tolerance: Balancing Community and Diversity

Robert Weissberg

Market Socialism: The Debate Among Socialists

Bertell Ollman

America's Imperial Burden: Is the Past Prologue?

Ernest Lefever

Post-Socialist Political Economy: Selected Essays

James Buchanan

Against Politics: On Government, Anarchy, and Order

Anthony de Jasay

A Life of One's Own: Individual Rights and the Welfare State

David Kelley

The Constitution and the Pride of Reason

Steven Smith

Spring 1999

The Ethics of Liberty

Murray Rothbard

The Roosevelt Myth

John Flynn

The Future and Its Enemies

Virginia Postrel

Economics of Income Redistribution AND On Voting: A Public Choice Approach

Gordon Tullock

The Challenge of Post-Modernity

Douglas Rasmussen

and Douglas Den Uyl

The Hangover Theory

Paul Krugman

A Letter on Germany

George Kennan

Winter 1998

Foundations of Austrian Economics From Menger to Mises: A Critico-Historical Retrospective of Subjectivism, The

Allen Oakley

Relativism: Feet Firmly Planted in Mid-Air

Francis Beckwith

and Gregory Koukl

End of Democracy? The Judicial Usurpation of Politics, The

Richard Neuhaus

Grand Chessboard: American Primacy and Its Geostrategic Imperatives, The

Zbigniew Brzezinski

Liberal Racism

Jim Sleeper

Why Race Matters: Race Differences And What They Mean

Michael Levin

Is Affirmative Action Doomed?

Ronald Dworkin

Fall 1998

In Praise of Commercial Culture

Tyler Cowen

Money and Nation State

Kevin Dowd

and Richard Timberlake, Jr.

From Wealth to Power

Fareed Zakaria

Philosophical Melancholy and Delirium

Donald Livingston

Letters of Sidney Hook

Edward Shapiro

Immigration Symposium

Ralph Raico

Summer 1998

Interventionism: An Economic Analysis

Ludwig von Mises

Achieving Our Country: Leftist Thought in 20th-Century America

Richard Rorty

Reluctant Sheriff: The United States After the Cold War, The

Richard Haass

Racial Contract, The

Charles Mills

Ordeal of Integration: Progress and Resentment in America's "Racial" Crisis, The

Orlando Patterson

Logic of Action, The

Murray Rothbard

Drawing Life: Surviving the Unabomber

David Gelernter

A History of the American People

Paul Johnson

What's Wrong with Libertarianism

Jeffrey Friedman

Spring 1998

Living High and Letting Die: Our Illusion of Innocence

Peter Unger

Passions and Constraint

Stephen Holmes

Self-Ownership, Freedom, and Equality

G.A Cohen

Collected Works of F.A. Hayek, Volume 10, The

Bruce Caldwell

Drawn With the Sword

James McPherson

Vindicating the Founders

Thomas West

Austrian and Neoclassical Economics: Any Gains From Trade?

Sherwin Rosen

Austrian Economics, Neoclassicism, and the Market Test

Leland Yeager

Winter 1997

Dynamics of the Mixed Economy: Toward a Theory of Interventionism

Sanford Ikeda

Without A Prayer

John Robbins

Cultivating Humanity

Martha Nussbaum

Literature Lost

John Ellis

Antidiscrimination Law and Social Equality

Andrew Koppelman

Freedom Betrayed

Michael Ledeen

Hayek's Political Philosophy and His Economics

Jeffrey Friedman

Free-Market Case Against Open Immigration, A

Donald Boudreaux

Fall 1997

Endgames: Questions in Late Modern Political Thought

John Gray

The Vices of Economists--- The Virtues of The Bourgeoisie

Deirdre McCloskey

Marx, Hayek, and Utopia

Chris Sciabarra

The Costs of War: America's Pyrrhic Victories

John Denson

Assimilation, American Style

Peter Salins

Unsound Constitution

George Fletcher

Perfect Competition and the Transformation of Economics

Frank Machovec

Summer 1997

Selling War: The British Propaganda Campaign Against American "Neutrality" in World War II

Nicholas Cull

Hayek and After: Hayekian Liberalism as a Research Programme

Jeremy Shearmur

What It Means To Be A Libertarian: A Personal Interpretation

Charles Murray

A Matter of Interpretation: Federal Courts and the Law

Antonin Scalia

Essays on Capital and Interest: An Austrian Perspective

Israel Kirzner

Spring 1997

The Long Affair: Thomas Jefferson And The French Revolution

Conor O' Brien

Economics of Time and Ignorance, The

Gerald O' Driscoll

and Mario Rizzo

Presidential War Power

Louis Fisher

Slouching Towards Gomorrah: Modern Liberalism and American Decline

Robert Bork

Overcoming Law

Richard Posner

Feminism Is Not The Story Of My Life: How Today's Feminist Elite Has Lost Touch With The Real Concerns Of Women

Elizabeth Fox-Genovese

Social Security and Its Discontents

Jeff Madrick

Getting It Right: Markets and Choices

Robert Barro

Winter 1996

Isaiah Berlin

John Gray

Before Resorting to Politics

Anthony de Jasay

Hidden Order: The Economics of Everyday Life

David Friedman

A Propensity to Self-Subversion

Albert Hirschman

Expectations and the Meaning of Institutions: Essays in Economics

Ludwig Lachmann

What Comes Next: The End of Big Government and the New Paradigm Ahead

James Pinkerton

Classical Liberalism: The Unvanquished Ideal

David Conway

Fall 1996

Is Nafta Constitutional?

Bruce Ackerman

and David Golove

The Ninth Amendment and the Politics of Creative Jurisprudence

Marshall De Rosa

Review of Rothbard

Roger Backhouse

What's Right: The New Conservative Majority and the Remaking of America

David Frum

Up From Conservatism: Why the Right is Wrong for America

Michael Lind

Isolationism Reconfigured: American Foreign Policy For a New Century

Eric Nordlinger

Making Econoic Sense

Murray Rothbard

Summer 1996

Politics of Meaning: Restoring Hope and Possibility in an Age of Cynicism, The

Michael Lerner

Judicial Dictatorship

William Quirk

and R.Randall Bridwell

Affirmative Action Fraud, The

Clint Bolick

Philosophy and Economics of Market Socialism: A Critical Study, The

N.Scott Arnold

Good Society: The Humane Agenda, The

John Galbraith

Crisis of Vision In Modern Economic Thought, The

Robert Heilbroner

and William Milberg

Spring 1996

New Color Line: How Quotas And Privilege Destroy Democracy, The

Paul Roberts

and Lawrence Stratton

It Takes A Village: And Other Lessons Children Teach Us

Hillary Clinton

War and Responsibility: Constitutional Lessons of Vietnam and Its Aftermath

John Ely

Wall Street, Banks, and American Foreign Policy

Murray Rothbard

Individuals, Institutions, Interpretations: Hermeneutics Applied to Economics

David Prychitko

Public Policy and the Quality of Life: Market Incentives Versus Government Planning

Randall Holcombe

Immigration and the American Identity: Selections From Chronicles, 1985-1995

Chronicles Magazine

Bloc Busters

Virginia Postrel

Winter 1995

Austrian Philosophy: The Legacy of Franz Brentano

Barry Smith

Forgotten Lessons: Selected Essays of John T. Flynn

Gregory Pavlik

Southern Front: History and Politics in the Cultural War, The

Eugene Genovese

End of Racism: Principles for a Multiracial Society, The

Dinesh D' Souza

Next American Nation: The New Nationalism and the Fourth American Revolution, The

Michael Lind

Jaffa on Graglia

Harry Jaffa

To Renew America

Newt Gingrich

Fall 1995

A Future For Socialism

John Roemer

Simple Rules for a Complex World

Richard Epstein

Revolt of the Elites and the Betrayal of Democracy, The

Christopher Lasch

Beautiful Losers

Samuel Francis

The Philosophy of the Austrian School

Raimondo Cubeddu

Austrian Economics in America: The Migration of a Tradition

Karen Vaughn

Economic Consequentialism and Beyond

Jeffrey Friedman

Summer 1995

Creating A New Civilization: The Politics Of The Third Wave

Alvin Toffler

and Heidi Toffler

Original Intent and the Framers of the Constitution

Harry Jaffa

Original Intentions: On the Making and Ratification of the United States Constitution

M. E. Bradford

An Austrian Perspective on the History of Economic Thought, Vols I & II

Murray Rothbard

The Elgar Companion to Austrian Economics

Peter Boettke

Kindly Inquisitors

Jonathan Rauch

Alien Nation: Common Sense About America's Immigration Disaster

Peter Brimelow

Spring 1995

Knowledge and Persuasion in Economics

Donald McCloskey

Dead Right

David Frum

Why Intellectual Conservatism Died

Michael Lind

Catholic Intellectuals and Conservative Politics in America, 1950-1985

Patrick Allitt

Market Process: Essays in Contemporary Austrian Economics, The

Peter Boettke

and David Prychitko

The Case Against The Fed

Murray Rothbard

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