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Collected Works of James M Buchanan The

The Collected Works of James M. Buchanan By James M. Buchanan
Forewords by Geoffrey Brennan, Hartmut Kliemt, and Robert D. Tollison

Economics

This monumental twenty-volume series presents the writings of James M. Buchanan, one of the great twentieth-century scholars of liberty. Buchanan, the Nobel laureate in Economics in 1986, has much wisdom to offer—not just to academics and economists—but to all who seek to understand the challenges and opportunities of governance in our age.

Collected Works of James Wilson

Collected Works of James Wilson By James Wilson
Edited by Kermit L. Hall and Mark David Hall
With an Introduction by Kermit L. Hall and a Bibliographical Essay by Mark David Hall
Collected by Maynard Garrison

American Founding American History Political Thought

This two-volume set brings together a collection of writings and speeches of James Wilson, one of only six signers of both the Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution, and one of the most influential members of the federal Constitutional Convention in 1787.

Collected Works of John Stuart Mill

Collected Works of John Stuart Mill By John Stuart Mill

Economics Political Thought

Liberty Fund is pleased to make available in paperback eight of the original thirty-three cloth volumes of the Collected Works of John Stuart Mill that were first published by the University of Toronto Press that remain most relevant to liberty and responsibility in the twenty-first century. Born in London in 1806 and educated at the knee of his father, the Scottish philosopher James Mill, John Stuart Mill became one of the nineteenth century’s most influential writers on economics and social philosophy.

Collected Works of Roger Sherman

Collected Works of Roger Sherman By Roger Sherman
Edited and with an Introduction by Mark David Hall

American Founding American History

Roger Sherman (1721–1793) was the only founder to sign the Articles of Association, the Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation, and the Constitution. He served 1,543 days in the Continental Congress and was a member of the five-man committee that drafted the Declaration of Independence.

Colonial Origins of the American Constitution

Colonial Origins of the American Constitution: A Documentary History Edited and with an Introductory Essay by Donald S. Lutz

American Founding American History Political Thought

This landmark collection of eighty documents created by the American colonists—and not English officials—is the genesis of American fundamental law and constitutionalism. Included are all documents attempting to unite the colonies, beginning with the New England Confederation of 1643.

Commentary on Filangieris Work

Commentary on Filangieri’s Work By Benjamin Constant
Edited and Translated by Alan S. Kahan

Political Thought

Commentary on Filangieri’s Work addresses the principal political and social questions that Benjamin Constant, one of the most important liberal thinkers of the nineteenth century, ever discussed. This translation will help give the work its deserved importance in political theory.

Commentary on the Law of Prize and Booty

Commentary on the Law of Prize and Booty By Hugo Grotius
Edited and with an Introduction by Martine Julia van Ittersum

Natural Law and E...

This Liberty Fund edition of Commentary on the Law of Prize and Booty is based on the one prepared by Gwladys L. Williams and Walter H. Zeydel for the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. It combines the original text and new material.

Commerce and Government Considered in Their Mutual Relationship

Commerce and Government Considered in Their Mutual Relationship By Etienne Bonnot, Abbé de Condillac
Translated by Shelagh M. Eltis, with an Introduction by Shelagh M. Eltis and Walter Eltis

Economics Political Thought

French philosopher Abbé de Condillac produced perhaps the most original contributions to eighteenth-century economics. His conclusions as to the desirability of removing barriers to free trade and of competitive market economies mirrored Smith’s, published three months later.

Commerce Culture and Liberty

Commerce, Culture, and Liberty : Readings on Capitalism Before Adam Smith Edited by Henry C. Clark

Economics Political Thought

This collection of thirty-seven readings (from thirty-three writers) brings together some of the most significant pre–Adam Smith writings on the political and cultural dimensions of capitalism. To modern readers, these seventeenth- and eighteenth-century discussions of commerce and economic life in general are surprising because they are so closely integrated with current moral and cultural issues. Part of the value of this book is in reminding us that many of our own concerns are not without precedent and earlier reflection.

Competition and Entrepreneurship

Competition and Entrepreneurship By Israel M. Kirzner
Edited by Peter J. Boettke and Frédéric Sautet

Economics

Competition and Entrepreneurship defines Israel M. Kirzner’s unique contribution to the economics profession. Pointing out the shortcomings of the traditional microeconomic model, Kirzner offers an alternative and complementary view, which illuminates and enriches the way economists think of the market process. Kirzner develops a theory of the market process that focuses on the role of the pure entrepreneurial element in human action.

Competition Economic Planning and the Knowledge Problem

Competition, Economic Planning, and the Knowledge Problem By Israel M. Kirzner
Edited by Peter J. Boettke and Frédéric Sautet

Economics

Competition, Economic Planning, and the Knowledge Problem expands on the ideas Kirzner first discussed in Competition and Entrepreneurship—the role of the entrepreneur and its relation to the determination of prices and the coordination of individuals’ plans—as well as economic planning, the knowledge problem, market-process theory, and the parts played by information, knowledge, and advertising. It includes a paper on F. A. Hayek’s theory of market coordination and the Austrian business-cycle theory—seen now for the first time in its original English.

Concise Encyclopedia of Economics The

The Concise Encyclopedia of Economics Edited by David R. Henderson

Economics

In this easily accessible, user-friendly volume, respected economist David R. Henderson brings together 152 of the most brilliant minds in economics to show how the analysis of economic topics can illuminate many aspects of the average person’s daily life. The more than 160 entries cover numerous topics including basic concepts, discrimination and labor issues, corporations and financial markets, issues in economic history, economics of legal issues, regulation, environmental regulation, taxes, economic policy, macroeconomics, money and banking, international economics, economics outside the United States, economic systems, schools of economic thought, and more.