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As of June 2019 there have been 40 “Liberty Matters” online discussions. The HTML versions are listed here and many are available in various eBook formats as well.

The discussions cover the disciplines of economics (16), political thought (16), history (3), law (2), and sociology (3) which are listed below:

Economics

  1. No. 2: Geoffrey Brennan, "James Buchanan: An Assessment" (March, 2013) <https://oll.libertyfund.org/pages/geoffrey-brennan-james-buchanan-an-assessment-march-2013>
  2. No. 4: Robert Leroux, "Bastiat and Political Economy" (July 2013) <https://oll.libertyfund.org/pages/bastiat-and-political-economy>
  3. No. 6: John Blundell, "Arthur Seldon and the Institute of Economic Affairs" (November 2013) <https://oll.libertyfund.org/pages/seldon-and-the-iea>
  4. No. 7: Lawrence White, "Ludwig von Mises's The Theory of Money and Credit at 101" (January 2014) <https://oll.libertyfund.org/pages/misestmc>
  5. No. 10: Donald J. Boudreaux, "Deirdre McCloskey and Economists' Ideas about Ideas" (July 2014) <https://oll.libertyfund.org/pages/mccloskey>
  6. No. 15: Richard M. Ebeling, "Assessing Böhm-Bawerk's Contribution to Economics after a Hundred Years" (April, 2015) <https://oll.libertyfund.org/pages/lm-bawerk>
  7. No. 17: Steven Kates, "Reassessing the Political Economy of John Stuart Mill" (July 2015) <https://oll.libertyfund.org/pages/lm-jsm>
  8. No. 18: Hartmut Kliemt, "Anthony de Jasay and the Political Economy of the State" (Sept. 2015) <https://oll.libertyfund.org/pages/lm-jasay>
  9. No. 21: Sanford Ikeda,"The Misesian Paradox: Interventionism Is Not Sustainable" (March 2016) <https://oll.libertyfund.org/pages/lm-intervention>
  10. No. 27: Peter J. Boettke, "Israel M. Kirzner on Competitive Behavior, Industrial Structure, and the Entrepreneurial Market Process" (March 2017) <https://oll.libertyfund.org/pages/lm-kirzner>
  11. No. 30: Peter Boettke, "Hayek's Epistemic Liberalism" (September 2017) <https://oll.libertyfund.org/pages/lm-hayek>
  12. No. 31: Peter Boettke, "Gordon Tullock and the Rational Choice Commitment" (November 2017) <https://oll.libertyfund.org/pages/lm-tullock>
  13. No. 35: Peter Lewin, "Ludwig Lachmann – Enigmatic and Controversial Austrian Economist" (July, 2018) <https://oll.libertyfund.org/pages/lm-lachmann>
  14. No. 36: Virgil Storr, "Marx and the Morality of Capitalism" (October, 2018) <https://oll.libertyfund.org/pages/lm-marx>
  15. No. 38: Matthew McCaffrey, "Frank Fetter and the Austrian Tradition in the United States" (January, 2019) <https://oll.libertyfund.org/pages/lm-fetter>
  16. No. 40: David M. Hart, "Reassessing Bastiat's Economic Harmonies after 160 Years" (May 2019) <https://oll.libertyfund.org/pages/lm-harmonies>

Political Thought

  1. No. 1: Eric Mack, "John Locke on Property" (January 2013) <https://oll.libertyfund.org/pages/eric-mack-on-john-locke-on-property-january-2013>
  2. No. 3: Roderick Long, "Gustave de Molinari's Legacy for Liberty" (May 2013) <https://oll.libertyfund.org/pages/roderick-long-gustave-de-molinari-s-legacy-for-liberty-may-2013>
  3. No. 5: George H. Smith, "The System of Liberty" (September 2013) <https://oll.libertyfund.org/pages/system-of-liberty>
  4. No. 9: Aurelian Craiutu, "Tocqueville's New Science of Politics Revisited" (May 2014) <https://oll.libertyfund.org/pages/tocqueville-s-new-science-of-politics>
  5. No. 11: Sandra Peart, "James Mill on Liberty and Governance" (September 2014) <https://oll.libertyfund.org/pages/lm-mill>
  6. No. 19: Henry C. Clark, "Montesquieu on Liberty and Sumptuary Law" (Nov. 2015) <https://oll.libertyfund.org/pages/lm-montesquieu>
  7. No. 20: Randy E. Barnett, "The Significance of Lysander Spooner" (Jan. 2016) <https://oll.libertyfund.org/pages/lm-spooner>
  8. No. 23: John E. Alvis, "The Corrupting Influence of Power in Shakespeare's Plays" (July 2016) <https://oll.libertyfund.org/pages/lm-shakespeare>
  9. No. 24: David Womersley, "John Trenchard and the Opposition to Standing Armies" (September 2016) <https://oll.libertyfund.org/pages/lm-trenchard>
  10. No. 26: Knud Haakonssen, "Pufendorf on Power and Liberty" (January 2017) <https://oll.libertyfund.org/pages/lm-pufendorf>
  11. No. 28: Nicholas Buccola, "Frederick Douglass on the Right and Duty to Resist" (May 2017) <https://oll.libertyfund.org/pages/lm-douglass>
  12. No. 32: Nicholas Capaldi, "The Place of Liberty in David Hume's Project" (January 2018) <https://oll.libertyfund.org/pages/lm-hume>
  13. No. 33: Henry C. Clark, "How Radical Was the Political Thought of the Encyclopédie?" (March, 2018) </pages/lm-diderot>
  14. No. 34: Alan Kahan, "Limited Government, Unlimited Liberalism. Or, How Benjamin Constant was a Kantian After All" (May, 2018) </pages/lm-constant>
  15. No. 37: Alberto Mingardi, "Liberty and Cynicism: Was Vilfredo Pareto a Liberal?" (November, 2018) <https://oll.libertyfund.org/pages/lm-pareto>
  16. No. 39: Aurelian Craiutu, "How to Combat Fanaticism and the Spirit of Party: Germaine de Staël's Lesson" (March 2019) <https://oll.libertyfund.org/pages/lm-stael>

History

  1. No. 13: Stephen Davies, "Richard Cobden: Ideas and Strategies in Organizing the Free-Trade Movement in Britain" (January 2015) <https://oll.libertyfund.org/pages/lm-cobden>
  2. No. 14: David M. Hart, "On the Spread of (Classical) Liberal Ideas" (March 2015) <https://oll.libertyfund.org/pages/lm-ideas>
  3. No. 22: Jacob T. Levy, "Rationalism, Pluralism, and the History of Liberal Ideas" (May 2016) <https://oll.libertyfund.org/pages/lm-levy>

Law

  1. No. 8: Fernando R. Tesón, "Hugo Grotius on War and the State" (March 2014) <https://oll.libertyfund.org/pages/lm-grotius>
  2. No. 16: Justin Champion, "Magna Carta after 800 Years: From liber homo to modern freedom" (May 2015) <https://oll.libertyfund.org/pages/libertymatters-mc>

Sociology

  1. No. 12: George H. Smith, "Herbert Spencer's Sociology of the State" (November 2014) <https://oll.libertyfund.org/pages/lm-spencer>
  2. No. 25: David M. Hart, "Classical Liberalism and the Problem of Class" (Nov. 2016) <https://oll.libertyfund.org/pages/lm-class>
  3. No. 29: Matt Zwolinski, "William Graham Sumner – Liberty's Forgotten Man" (July 2017) <https://oll.libertyfund.org/pages/lm-sumner>

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