Finnis’ Criticism of Nozick’s Theory of Distributive Justice: Can Libertarians Praise Charity?

In my first ever blog post I thought it would be a good idea to criticize one of my academic heroes, Robert Murphy. I looked a little foolish and probably stepped too far out of my expertise. Well I'm back to analysis of my heroes and this time I'm trying to defend Robert Nozick from … Continue reading Finnis’ Criticism of Nozick’s Theory of Distributive Justice: Can Libertarians Praise Charity?

Just a Quibble: A Comment on Robert Murphy’s Rothbardians vs “Free Bankers” on Fractional Reserve Banking Lecture

Just over two weeks ago, Mises U attendees were offered an excellent lecture from Dr. Robert P. Murphy which was a primer on the current (and longstanding) debate between Rothbardians, who oppose fractional reserve banking (FRB)┬áper se and Free Bankers, who consider FRB to be legally legitimate and economically sound. The lecture mainly outlines the … Continue reading Just a Quibble: A Comment on Robert Murphy’s Rothbardians vs “Free Bankers” on Fractional Reserve Banking Lecture