RESOURCES ON FREEDOM
The Discovery of Freedom is my main resource on liberty, supplemented by Breaking Free of Nehru and this blog of mine. But these aren’t enough on their own, so here is a list of other resources. (Don’t forget the links above!)
What is classical liberalism?
- A liberal timeline by LockeSmith Institute
- An excellent essay by Amy H. Sturgis
- Extract from Russell on liberalism (Word, 39 KB) Russell himself was not a liberal.
- Classical liberalism (Word, 30KB Extracts from the Encyclopaedia Britannica)
- The Concept of Liberalism and its Relevance for India by S.P. Aiyar (Word document from ‘Freedom and Dissent’ published by Democratic Research Service– permission obtained)
- Guide to Classical Liberal Scholarship – an excellent list of relevant reading material
- Articles by Hayek
- Centre for Independent Studies – youtube channel
- Institute for Public Affairs.
OTHER RESOURCES I’VE PREPARED
Please click on the sub-pages above.
The nature of government (Ayn Rand)
A new resource: Libertarianism.org.
My Big Six (or Eight) – by DON BOUDREAUX (also see my FB post: https://www.facebook.com/sabhlok/posts/10154445143738767)
A good list of resources (Capitalism.net)
How to demolish the arguments of socialism
Paul Gottfried – ‘Bolshevism and Democratic Socialism‘
Essays and Collections of Essays
Frederic Bastiat, The Law (on the website of McMaster University in Canada)
_____, Economic Sophisms (on the website of The Liberty Fund)
Eugen von Böhm-Bawerk, some major essays and the translation of the first German Edition of Capital and Interest, which, regrettably is much inferior to the translation of the considerably larger third German Edition published by Libertarian Press, but not available online. (On the website of McMaster University in Canada.)
Carl Menger, “On the Origins of Money” (an essay residing on the website of McMaster University in Canada)
James Mill, Elements of Political Economy (on the website of McMaster University in Canada)
John Stuart Mill, The Principles of Political Economy (on the website of The Liberty Fund)
_____, Essays on Some Unsettled Questions of Political Economy (on the website of McMaster University in Canada)
David Ricardo, The Principles of Political Economy and Taxation (on the website of The Liberty Fund)
Adam Smith, The Wealth of Nations (on the website of The Liberty Fund)
Philip H. Wicksteed, The Common Sense of Political Economy (on the website of The Liberty Fund)
Some Onsite Writings of Other Major Contributors to the Case for Capitalism
Eugen von Böhm-Bawerk and Friedrich von Wieser on the Determination of Price by Cost of Production (Courtesy of Libertarian Press, on this website)
James Mill On the Overproduction and Underconsumption Fallacies (in Adobe pdf format). Edited and with an Introduction by George Reisman. This is the best 19th Century critique of the overproduction and underconsumption fallacies.
A FEW USEFUL VIDEOS LINKED BELOW