I read this book in high school, I felt like it made libertarianism an accessible topic.
Very good to have on hand for debates with those defend the welfare state with good intentions, but ultimately loose more than they bargained for in the process.
In the 1950s, economist F.A. Hayek deplored those who would assign the libertarian appellation to him.
This book is an excellent compilation of highly varied readings which speak to the political philosophy of Libertarianism starting with I Samuel 8 pointing out the origin of kings... Read morePublished 6 months ago by recycledwords
I read this book in high school, I felt like it made libertarianism an accessible topic. It went a long way for me in helping me understand both the main viewpoints of libertarians... Read morePublished 16 months ago by Rachael
Very good source for the philosophy of Libertarianism. I am still reading it when I find time in the day.Published 18 months ago by Kenneth Sicknick
It's not a lite read. More of a reference book with history, theory, and everything related to libertarian beliefs. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Patricia
Essential reading for those of us who want government out of our lives and the power to control our own destiny. Read morePublished on January 9, 2012 by Steven
As other reviewers have written, this book is a great representation of Libertarian thought throughout the ages. This does not mean that these great writers AGREE with one another. Read morePublished on September 4, 2008 by Maria Folsom
This book does not claim to be complete and openly admits that the heritage of liberty is much larger, deeper, and fuller than any one book could possibly hope to contain. Read morePublished on September 26, 2005 by S. Lundy
This collection of libertarian literature is a good first look at the wondrous world of anti-statist thought. Read morePublished on August 25, 2005 by Alejandro S. Hope