Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service!. Codice inventario libreria
Riassunto: LARGE PRINT EDITION! More at LargePrintLiberty.com.
Some great books are the product of a lifetime of research, reflection, and labored discipline. But other classics are written in a white heat during the moment of discovery, with prose that shines forth like the sun pouring into the window of a time when a new understanding brings in the world into focus for the first time.
"The Market for Liberty" is that second type of classic, and what a treasure it is. Written by two authors-Morris and Linda Tannehill-just following a period of intense study of the writings of both Ayn Rand and Murray Rothbard, it has the pace, energy, and rigor you would expect from an evening's discussion with either of these two giants.
More than that, these authors put pen to paper at precisely the right time in their intellectual development, that period rhapsodic freshness when a great truth had been revealed, and they had to share it with the world. Clearly, the authors fell in love with liberty and the free market, and wrote an engaging, book-length sonnet to these ideas.
This book is very radical in the true sense of that term: it gets to the root of the problem of government and provides a rethinking of the whole organization of society. They start at the beginning with the idea of the individual and his rights, work their way through exchange and the market, expose government as the great enemy of mankind, and then-and here is the great surprise-they offer a dramatic expansion of market logic into areas of security and defense provision.
Their discussion of this controversial topic is integrated into their libertarian theoretical apparatus. It deals with private arbitration agencies in managing with disputes and criminality, the role of insurers in providing profitable incentives for security, and private agencies in their capacity as protection services. It's for this reason that Hoppe calls this book an "outstanding yet much neglected analysis of the operation of competition."
Estratto. © Riprodotto con l'autorizzazione. Tutti i diritti riservati.: Excerpted from the Foreword by Karl Hess. Copyright (c) 1984 by Fox & Wilkes. Reprinted by permission of Fox & Wilkes.
The most interesting political questions throughout history have been whether or not humans will be ruled or free, whether they will be responsible for their actions as individuals or left irresponsible as members of society, and whether they can live in peace by volitional agreements alone.
The fundamental question of politics has always been whether there should be politics.
Morris and Linda Tannehill, in this book, which has become something of a classic even while being (until now) out of print, answer that politics is not necessary, that the ancient and ongoing contrivance of the marketplace can be substituted for it with ennobling results. Advocates of state power will of course recoil from the idea and point out that it is all idle dreaming, that the state has always existed and must always exist lest brutal humans descend into, horrors, ANARCHY. They are correct, of course. Without the state there would be anarchy for that is, despite all of the perfervid ravings of the Marxist Left and statist Right, all that anarchy means--the absence of the state, the opportunity for liberty. As for the direction that a world headed for liberty would be taking (descending or ascending) the Tannehills and many others have reviewed the record of the nation state and have discovered a curiously powerful fact. The nation state has never been associated with peace on earth. Its most powerful recommendation and record is, as a matter of fact, as a wager of war. The history of nation states is written around the dates of wars, not peace, around arms and not arts. The organization of warfare without the coercive power of the nation state is simply unimaginable at the scale with which we have become familiar.
Having shown no capacity whatsoever to bring peace to earth, then what is the claim of the state on our allegiance? In closely reasoned arguments, the Tannehills maintain that there should be no claim at all; that the state is not needed at any point in our lives and that other, volitional, arrangements can be substituted for every single state function. They see these arrangements operating in the framework of a truly free market and they carefully explain them.
Condizione libro: New
Descrizione libro Fox & Wilkes. Condizione libro: Good. No DJ. Moderate wear. Light interior markings. Codice libro della libreria BOOK-5094-00526
Descrizione libro Fox & Wilkes. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Fair. 0930073010 Satisfaction Guaranteed. Please contact us with any inquiries. We ship daily. Codice libro della libreria Z0930073010Z4
Descrizione libro Fox & Wilkes. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Fair. Dust Cover Missing. Codice libro della libreria G0930073010I5N01
Descrizione libro Fox & Wilkes. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Good. Dust Cover Missing. Minimal damage to cover and binding. Pages show light use. Codice libro della libreria G0930073010I3N01
Descrizione libro Condizione libro: Acceptable. Book Condition: Acceptable. Codice libro della libreria 97809300730155.0
Descrizione libro Fox & Wilkes, 1993. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Good. Good condition, some are ex-library and can have markings. Codice libro della libreria GD-079-01-9021909
Descrizione libro Condizione libro: Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. Codice libro della libreria 97809300730151.0
Descrizione libro Laissez Faire Books, New York, 1984. Hard Cover. Condizione libro: Very Good. No Jacket. New edition printed November 1984, no dustjacket, black covers with gold text on the front panel and on the spine, previous owner's name and notation on flep, bookstore codes in pencil on flep also, very light wear only. Codice libro della libreria 012777
Descrizione libro Fox & Wilkes. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. 0930073010 New. Looks like an interesting title, learn more! We provide domestic tracking upon request. We provide personalized customer service and want you to have a great experience purchasing from us. 100% satisfaction guaranteed and thank you for your consideration. Codice libro della libreria S-0930073010
Descrizione libro Fox & Wilkes, 1993. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. New item. Codice libro della libreria QX-079-01-9021909