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Sir Francis Bacon

 

The Advancement of Learning

 

The Essays or Counsels, Civil and Moral

 

Ideal Commonwealths

 

Ideal Empires and Republics

 

New Atlantis

 

Novum Organum

 

Valerius Terminus: Of the Interpretation of Nature

 

Gustave de Beaumont

 

Ireland: Social, Political, and Religious (Volumes I-II)

 

Simone de Beauvoir

 

The Ethics of Ambiguity

 

The Second Sex

 

Jeremy Bentham

 

British Moralists Volume I

 

Defence of Usury

 

An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation

 

A Protest against Law-Taxes

 

Works of Jeremy Bentham (Volumes I-XI)

 

Eduard Bernstein

 

Cromwell and Communism

 

Evolutionary Socialism

 

Marx and Social Reform

 

Patriotism, Militarism and Social-Democracy

 

What Marx Really Taught

 

Frédéric Bastiat

 

The Best of Bastiat

 

The Collected Works of Frédéric Bastiat (Volumes I-VI)

 

Economic Harmonies

 

Economic Sophisms

 

The Law

 

Selected Essays on Political Economy

 

Susan Brownmiller

 

Against Our Will: Men, Women and Rape

 

Edmund Burke

 

Burke's Speech on Conciliation with America

 

Further Reflections on the French Revolution

 

Select Works of Edmund Burke (Volumes I-IV)

 

Selections from the Speeches and Writings of Edmund Burke

 

Thoughts on the Present Discontents, and Speeches

 

A Vindication of Natural Society

 

The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Volume I of XII (1 of 12)

 

The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Volume II of XII (2 of 12)

 

The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Volume III of XII (3 of 12)

 

The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Volume IV of XII (4 of 12)

 

The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Volume V of XII (5 of 12)

 

The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Volume VI of XII (6 of 12)

 

The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Volume VII of XII (7 of 12)

 

The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Volume VIII of XII (8 of 12)

 

The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Volume IX of XII (9 of 12)

 

The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Volume X of XII (10 of 12)

 

The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Volume XI of XII (11 of 12)

 

The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Volume XII of XII (12 of 12)

 

William S. Burroughs, Jr.

 

Junky

 

Naked Lunch

 

Dr. Eamonn Butler

 

The Condensed Wealth of Nations

 

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Shulamith Firestone

 

The Dialectic of Sex

 

The Jeanette Rankin Brigade: Woman Power?

 

On Abortion

 

The Women's Rights Movement in the U.S.A.: New View

 

Benjamin Franklin

 

The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

 

Franklin's Way to Wealth

 

Poor Richard's Almanack

 

Silence Dogood Letters

 

The Works of Benjamin Franklin (Volumes I-XII)

 

Betty Friedan

 

The Feminine Mystique

 

Milton Friedman

 

A Program for Monetary Stability Amazon

A Theory of the Consumption Function

 

All the Basics of Economics

 

Capitalism and Freedom

 

Congressional House Economic Task Force

 

Economics 101

 

Equality and Freedom in the Free Enterprise System

 

Free to Choose (PBS TV Series)

 

Free to Choose: A Personal Statement

 

Friedman on Capitalism and Freedom

 

The Great Contraction, 1929-1933 Amazon Barnes & Noble

 

Inflation and Unemployment

 

Milton Friedman on Money

 

Milton Friedman Speaks

 

The Negative Income Tax

 

New Individualist Review

 

On Liberty and Drugs, Government Spending and Debt

 

There's No Such Thing as a Free Lunch Amazon Barnes & Noble

 

The Role of Government in a Free Society

 

The Role of Monetary Policy

The Tyranny of the Status Quo Amazon Barnes & Noble

Tyranny of the Status Quo (Show) (Part 1 - Beneficiaries) (Part 2 - Bureaucrats) (Part 3 - Politicians)

 

What's Wrong with the Welfare State?

 

Why Economists Disagree

 

Why Government is the Problem Amazon Google

 

The Works of Milton and Rose Friedman

 

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Alexander Hamilton

 

The Federalist

 

The Pacificus-Helvidius Debates of 1793-1794

 

The Revolutionary Writings of Alexander Hamilton

 

State Papers and Speeches on the Tariff

 

The Works of Alexander Hamilton (Volumes I-XII)

 

Friedrich August von Hayek

 

Choice in Currency:  free banking as A Way to Stop Inflation

 

The Collected Works of John Stuart Mill, Volume XII - The Earlier Letters 1812-1848 Part I (Introduction)

 

The Collected Works of John Stuart Mill, Volume XIII - The Earlier Letters 1812-1848 Part II (Introduction)

 

Competition as a Discovery Procedure

 

Economics as a Coordination Problem: The Contributions of Friedrich A. Hayek (Foreward)

 

An Enquiry into the Nature and Effects of the Paper Credit of Great Britain (Introduction)

 

The Intellectual Portrait Series: The Life and Thought of Friedrich A. Hayek

 

Kinds of Order in Society

 

New Individualist Review

 

Prices and Production

 

A Regulated Gold Standard

 

Richard Cantillon

 

The Road to Serfdom 

 

Selected Essays on Political Economy (Introduction)

 

Socialism: An Economic and Sociological Analysis (Foreward)

 

A Tiger by the Tail

 

Toward Liberty: Essays in Honor of Ludwig von Mises Volume I (Editor)

 

Toward Liberty: Essays in Honor of Ludwig von Mises Volume II (Editor)

 

The Use of Knowledge in Society

 

Henry Hazlitt

 

The Anatomy of Criticism: A Trialogue

 

Business Tides: The Newsweek Era of Henry Hazlitt

 

The Conquest of Poverty

 

The Critics of Keynesian Economics

 

Economics in One Lesson

 

The Failure of the "New Economics"

 

The Foundations of Morality

 

The Free Man's Library

 

From Bretton Woods to World Inflation: A Study of Causes and Consequences

 

Illusions of Point Four

 

The Inflation Crisis, and How To Resolve It

 

Instead of Dictatorship

 

Man vs. The Welfare State

 

Thinking as a Science

 

Time Will Run Back

 

The Way to Will Power

 

What You Should Know About Inflation

 

Will Dollars Save the World?

 

The Wisdom of Henry Hazlitt

 

The Wisdom of the Stoics

 

Adolf Hitler

 

Mein Kampf

 

Thomas Hobbes

 

British Moralists Volume II

 

English Works of Thomas Hobbes (Volumes I-XI)

 

Leviathan

 

Study Guides on Images of Liberty and Power: The Divine Right of Kings or Regal Tyranny?

 

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

 

The Common Law

 

The Path of the Law

 

Homer

 

The Complete Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

 

The English Works Volume X (Iliad and Odyssey)

 

David Hume

 

Enquiries Concerning the Human Understanding and Concerning the Principles of Morals

 

Essays Moral, Political, Literary

 

On Government

 

The History of England (Volumes I-VI)

 

Idea of a Perfect Commonwealth

 

Letters of David Hume to William Strahan

 

The Natural History of Religion

 

Philosophical Works of David Hume (Volumes I-IV)

 

The Progress of English Liberty

 

A Treatise of Human Nature

 

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Niccolò Machiavelli

 

The Art of War

 

The Historical, Political, and Diplomatic Writings (Volumes I-IV)

 

The Prince

 

The Tudor Translations: Machiavelli

 

Catharine Macaulay

 

Reflections on the Revolution in France

 

James Madison

 

The Constitution of the United States of America

 

The Debates on the Adoption of the Federal Constitution Volume V

 

The Federalist

 

The Pacificus-Helvidius Debates of 1793-1794

 

The Utility of the Union As a Safeguard Against Domestic Faction and Insurrection

 

The Writings of James Madison (Volumes I-IX)

 

Thomas Robert Malthus

 

Definitions in Political Economy

 

An Essay on the Principle of Population (1798)

 

An Essay on the Principle of Population (Volumes I-II) (1826)

 

Principles of Political Economy

 

Two Lectures on Population

 

Jane Haldimand Marcet

 

Conversations on Political Economy

 

Essays (Glamorgan Pamphlets)

 

John Hopkins’s Notions on Political Economy

 

Harriet Martineau

 

Harriet Martineau’s Autobiography (Volumes I-II)

 

Illustrations of Political Economy (Volumes I-IX)

 

Illustrations of Taxation (Volumes I-V)

 

Retrospect of Western Travel (Volumes I-III)

 

Karl Marx

 

Capital: A Critique of Political Economy. Volume I: The Process of Capitalist Production

 

Capital: A Critique of Political Economy. Volume II: The Process of Circulation of Capital

 

Capital: A Critique of Political Economy. Volume III: The Process of Capitalist Production as a Whole

 

The Communist Manifesto

Letters

 

Revolution and Counter-Revolution; Or, Germany in 1848

 

Secret Diplomatic History of The Eighteenth Century

 

George Mason

 

Pamphlets on the Constitution of the United States 1787-1788

 

The Virginia Bill of Rights

 

Matthew McCaffrey

 

The Rothbard Reader

 

John Ramsay McCulloch

 

The Principles of Political Economy (1st ed. 1825)

 

The Principles of Political Economy (5th ed. 1864)

 

Treatises and Essays on Subjects connected with Economic Policy

 

A Treatise on Metallic and Paper Money and Banks

 

A Select Collection of Early English Tracts on Commerce

 

A Select Collection of Scarce and Valuable Tracts on Money (Editor)

 

The Works of David Ricardo (McCulloch ed. 1846, 1888) (Introduction)

 

Carl Menger

 

Principles of Economics

 

James Mill

 

Articles in the Supplement to the Encyclopedia Britannica

 

Colony

 

Commerce Defended

 

Education

 

Elements of Political Economy

 

An Essay of the Impolicy of a Bounty on the Exportation of Grain

 

A Fragment on Mackintosh

 

Government

 

The History of British India (Volumes I-VI)

 

Jurisprudence

 

Law of Nations

 

Liberty of the Press

 

The Political Writings of James Mill (1815-1836)

 

Prisons and Prison Discipline

 

Selected Economic Writings

 

The State of the Nation

 

John Stuart Mill

 

Auguste Comte and Positivism

 

Collected Works of John Stuart Mill (Volumes I-XXXIII)

 

Considerations on Representative Government

 

The Contest In America

 

The Difficulties of Socialism

 

Essays on Some Unsettled Questions of Political Economy

 

Of the Limits to the Authority of Society over the Individual

 

On Liberty

 

On Liberty and The Subjection of Women

 

On Representative Government

 

Principles of Political Economy

 

Socialism

 

The Spirit of the Age

 

The Subjection of Women

 

Utilitarianism

 

John Millar

 

An Historical View of the English Government

 

Letters of Crito, on the Causes, Objects, and Consequences, of the Present War

 

Letters of Sidney, on Inequality of Property

 

The Origin of the Distinction of Ranks

 

Kate Millett

 

Sexual Politics

 

Theory of Sexual Politics

 

Gustave de Molinari

 

Of the Liberty of Government

 

The Society of Tomorrow

 

Charles-Louis de Secondat, Baron de La Brède et de Montesquieu

 

My Thoughts

 

Of the Constitution of England

 

The Spirit of Laws

 

Thomas More

 

Dialogue of Comfort Against Tribulation

 

Ideal Commonwealths

 

Utopia

 

Ludwig von Mises

 

Essays

 

Interventionism: An Economic Analysis

 

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Christopher Chase Rachels

 

A Spontaneous Order: The Capitalist Case For A Stateless Society

 

Burton Raffel

 

Beowulf (Original Language)

 

The Tale of Beowulf, sometime King of the Folk of the Weder Geats

 

David Ricardo

 

The Works of David Ricardo

 

The Works and Correspondence of David Ricardo (Volumes I-XI)

 

Matt Ridley

 

The Rational Optimist

 

Henry Martyn Robert

 

Robert's Rules of Order

 

Murray N. Rothbard

 

America's Great Depression

 

Anatomy of the State

 

Economic Controversies

 

Education: Free and Compulsory

 

The Ethics of Liberty

 

For a New Liberty: The Libertarian Manifesto

 

A Genuine Gold Dollar vs. the Federal Reserve

 

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

 

The Irrepressible Rothbard

 

Left and Right: A Journal of Libertarian Thought (Complete, 1965-1968)

 

Left, Right, and the Prospects for Liberty

 

Making Economic Sense

 

Man, Economy, and State, with Power and Market

 

Never a Dull Moment

 

The Panic of 1819

 

Power and Market: Government and the Economy

 

Science, Technology, and Government

 

Strictly Confidential: The Private Volker Fund Memos of Murray N. Rothbard

 

What Has Government Done to Our Money?  

 

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

 

A Discourse Upon the Origin and the Foundation of the Inequality Among Mankind  

 

The Confessions of Jean-Jacques Rousseau

 

Émile; Or, Concerning Education; Extracts

 

Ideal Empires and Republics

 

A Lasting Peace through the Federation of Europe and The State of War

 

The Political Writings of Jean Jacques Rousseau (Volumes I-II)

 

The Social Contract and Discourses

 

The Social Contract or Principles of Political Right

 

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Claude Henri de Rouvroy, Comte de Saint-Simon

 

Joseph T. Salerno

 

The Rothbard Reader

 

Margaret Sanger

 

The Birth Control Review

 

The Case for Birth Control

 

Debate on Birth Control

 

Family Limitation

 

Margaret Sanger; An Autobiography

 

The Margaret Sanger Papers Project

 

The Pivot of Civilization

 

What Every Girl Should Know

 

What Every Mother Should Know, or, How Six Little Children Were Taught the Truth

 

Woman and the New Race

 

Jean Baptiste Say

 

Of the Right of Property

 

Of the Demand or Market for Products

 

Letters to Mr. Malthus, and A Catechism of Political Economy

 

A Treatise on Political Economy

 

Nassau William Senior

 

Correspondence and Conversations of Alexis de Tocqueville with Nassau William Senior from 1834-1859 (Volumes I-II) (1834-1851)

 

Correspondence and Conversations of Alexis de Tocqueville with Nassau William Senior from 1834-1859 (Volumes I-II) (1872)

 

Four Introductory Lectures on Political Economy

 

Letters on the Factory Act

 

Political Economy

 

Poor Law Commissioners’ Report of 1834

 

Three Lectures on the Transmission of Precious Metals

 

Three Lectures on the Rate of Wages

 

Two Lectures on Population

 

Three Lectures on the Cost of Obtaining Money

 

George Bernard Shaw

 

Bernard Shaw and the Revolution

 

The Hyndman-George Debate

 

The Intelligent Woman's Guide to Socialism, Capitalism, Sovietism and Fascism

 

An Unsocial Socialist

 

Socialism and Superior Brains

 

Upton Sinclair

 

A Captain of Industry: Being the Story of a Civilized Man

 

The Jungle

 

King Coal

 

The Machine

 

The Metropolis

 

The Moneychangers

 

Jean Charles Léonard Simonde de Sismondi

 

Political Economy and the Philosophy of Government

 

Adam Smith

 

Adam Smith and the Wealth of Nations (DVD)

 

British Moralists Volume I

 

An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations (Volumes I-II)

 

Lectures on Justice, Police, Revenue and Arms

 

Of the Character of Virtue

 

On Free Trade

 

The Theory of Moral Sentiments and on the Origins of Languages

 

Theory of Moral Sentiments and Essays on Philosophical Subjects

 

Vera C. Smith

 

The Rationale of Central Banking and the Free Banking Alternative

 

Jesús Huerta de Soto

 

Money, Bank Credit, And Economic Cycles

 

Germaine de Staël

 

Considerations on the Principal Events of the French Revolution

 

Harriet Beecher Stowe

 

Uncle Tom's Cabin

 

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Publius Cornelius Tacitus

 

The Works of Tacitus (Volumes I-IV)

 

Hippolyte Taine

 

The Origins of Contemporary France: The Modern Regime (Volume I)

 

The French Revolution (Volumes I-III)

 

Frank William Taussig

 

Some Aspects of the Tariff Question

 

State Papers and Speeches on the Tariff

 

Tariff

 

Margaret Thatcher

 

As I Said to Dennis Amazon

 

Downing Street Years Amazon

 

In Defence of Freedom Amazon

 

Let Our Children Grow Tall: Selected Speeches, 1975-77 Amazon

 

Margaret Thatcher In Her Own Words Amazon

 

Margaret Thatcher: The Autobiography Amazon

 

The Path to Power Amazon

 

The Revival of Britain Amazon

 

Speeches, Interviews & Other Statements

 

Statecraft: Strategies for a Changing World Amazon

 

What's Wrong with Politics? Amazon

 

 

Alexis de Tocqueville

 

American Institutions and Their Influence

 

Correspondence & Conversations of Alexis de Tocqueville with Nassau William

 

Democracy in America Volume I

 

Democracy in America Volume II

 

Democracy in America: Historical-Critical Edition (VolumesI-IV)

 

Memoir, Letters, and Remains of Alexis de Tocqueville (VolumesI-II)

 

The Old Regime and the Revolution

 

On Socialism

 

The Recollections of Alexis de Tocqueville

 

Report made to the Chamber of Deputies on the Abolition of Slavery in the French Colonies

 

Antoine Louis Claude, Comte Destutt de Tracy

 

A Commentary and Review of Montesquieu’s ’Spirit of Laws’

 

Of Society

 

A Treatise on Political Economy (Translated by Thomas Jefferson)

 

John Trenchard

 

An argument shewing that a standing army is inconsistent with a free government and absolutely destructive to the constitution of the English monarchy

 

Cato’s Letters (Volumes I-IV)

 

Cato’s Letters, or Essays on Liberty, Civil and Religious, and Other Important Subjects (Volumes I-IV)

 

A Collection of Tracts (Volumes I-II)

 

Essays on important subjects

 

The Independent Whig (Volumes I-IV)

 

A letter from the author of The argument against a standing army to the author of the balancing letter

 

On the Nature of Political Parties

 

Remarks on a pamphlet entitled The thoughts of a member of the Lower House in relation to a project for restraining and limiting the power of the Crown in the future creation of peers

 

The second part of An argument shewing that a standing army is inconsistent with a free government 

 

A short history of standing armies in England

 

Some considerations upon the state of our publick debts in general and of the civil list in particular

 

Leon Trotsky

 

The Bolsheviki and World Peace

 

Dictatorship vs. Democracy (Terrorism and Communism): a reply to Karl Kantsky

 

From October to Brest-Litovsk

 

Our Revolution: Essays on Working-Class and International Revolution, 1904-1917

 

Chairman Mao Tse-tung

 

Quotations from Chairman Mao Tse-tung (The Little Red Book)

 

Sun Tzu

The Art of War

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