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Thomas Mackay, A Plea for Liberty: An Argument against Socialism and Socialistic Legislation (1891 ed.) [1891]

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Thomas Mackay, A Plea for Liberty: An Argument against Socialism and Socialistic Legislation, consisting of an Introduction by Herbert Spencer and Essays by Various Writers, edited by Thomas Mackay (New York: D. Appleton and Co., 1891). http://oll.libertyfund.org/titles/2226

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This collection of essays was originally published in 1891 in response to a collection of Fabian Essays on Socialism which advocated policies which would eventually lead to the modern welfare state. The theoretical and empirical contributions are fine examples of the classical liberal tradition in British thought.

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