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A quick read with lots of information by a professor.
Author Miron is a bit too optimistic for my tastes and thus I feel his conclusions are weak and don't consider a lot of the nuances of the situation.
The book is setup sort of like an encyclopedia, where each entry is a short explanation of the libertarian arguments surrounding an issue.
Useful predominantly as a reference for libertarian views on various topics, Libertarianism from A to Z suffers from an encyclopedic layout where, instead of being narrative, it... Read morePublished 12 months ago by Edward J. Barton
A quick read with lots of information by a professor. He teaches at George Mason University & is a Senior Fellow at the Cato Institute which is a libertarian think tank. Read morePublished on October 23, 2012 by Robert E. Duncan
Miron's approach is to explain why many popular activities of government are unlikely to achieve their intended results. Read morePublished on July 23, 2012 by Dave Hood
With the current political climate being what it is, the author makes a strong statement for smaller government. Read morePublished on September 14, 2011 by Shirl
Well, written, yes. Broad spectrum of issues, yes. Authoritative Libertarian thought? Maybe.
After being a lifetime conservative Libertarian of the Goldwater/Buckley... Read more
A journey accross a number of issues from a libertarian viewpoint. Some are thought through with greater clarity and depth than others. Read morePublished on March 24, 2011 by KAP
The product came on time in the condition described. The book was a little warped which was probably due to shipping. Overall good, smooth transaction!Published on January 13, 2011 by Lana
I came to this book with high hopes, but was soon disappointed. Author Jeffrey Miron states that the essence of his approach, which he calls "consequential libertarianism," is a... Read morePublished on January 4, 2011 by Bill2011
Miron's encylopedic-format book on Libertarianism is a decent introduction to the philosophy but, as other reviewers have written, is certainly not perfect. Read morePublished on September 29, 2010 by Gods' Will Know-It-All