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Libertarian Books

Description: Books, including fiction, that embody or promote or argue for individual liberty and/or free markets

Members: 22 participating members (show all)

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1
9,314 members, 170 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (1), MaskedMumbler (1), rretzler (1), aulsmith (1), enrique_molinero (2), jesse123 (3), szarka (5), MMSequeira (10), LisaMaria_C (14)

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Score: 27.4

2
2,458 members, 25 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)

Lists: raperper (2), MaskedMumbler (2), lewbs (3), timspalding (3), jesse123 (4), lawecon (4), MMSequeira (7), LisaMaria_C (9)

Score: 23.23

3
1,634 members, 18 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: DanielFrancoo (1), lawecon (1), timspalding (2), MaskedMumbler (3), LisaMaria_C (7), szarka (16)

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Score: 16.86

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4,809 members, 29 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: lewbs (1), Bretzky1 (1), MaskedMumbler (4), LisaMaria_C (5), szarka (7), lawecon (12)

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Score: 16.11

5
2,062 members, 26 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: lawecon (2), enrique_molinero (4), lewbs (5), MaskedMumbler (5), szarka (8), LisaMaria_C (23)

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Score: 13.75

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1,470 members, 25 reviews
4.28 stars (4.28 stars)

Lists: lewbs (2), MMSequeira (2), lawecon (5), raperper (8), LisaMaria_C (58)

Score: 13.23

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2,198 members, 16 reviews
3.71 stars (3.71 stars)

Lists: timspalding (1), MMSequeira (1), LisaMaria_C (1), lawecon (3)

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Score: 13.04

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20,344 members, 351 reviews
3.73 stars (3.73 stars)

Lists: Bretzky1 (2), enrique_molinero (3), rretzler (4), jesse123 (5), szarka (6), MMSequeira (9), LisaMaria_C (12)

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Score: 12.92

9
860 members, 8 reviews
4.23 stars (4.23 stars)

Lists: raperper (1), MMSequeira (4), MaskedMumbler (7), LisaMaria_C (55)

Score: 10.76

10
2,175 members, 32 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)

Lists: raperper (3), MMSequeira (5), MaskedMumbler (6), LisaMaria_C (21)

Score: 10.14

11
1,622 members, 15 reviews
3.71 stars (3.71 stars)

Lists: timspalding (5), enrique_molinero (6), MMSequeira (6), LisaMaria_C (10)

Score: 10.04

12
315 members, 8 reviews
4.22 stars (4.22 stars)

Lists: szarka (2), MMSequeira (3), enrique_molinero (5), raperper (10)

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Score: 9.33

13
558 members, 3 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Lists: raperper (7), lawecon (7), MaskedMumbler (8), LisaMaria_C (30)

Score: 9.01

14
834 members, 8 reviews
4.35 stars (4.35 stars)

Lists: raperper (9), MaskedMumbler (9), szarka (10), LisaMaria_C (29)

Score: 8.59

15
245 members, 3 reviews
3.64 stars (3.64 stars)

Lists: szarka (3), timspalding (6), lawecon (23)

Score: 7.42

16
9,475 members, 191 reviews
3.58 stars (3.58 stars)

Lists: rretzler (2), timspalding (4), LisaMaria_C (20)

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Score: 6.08

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1,581 members, 25 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)

Lists: MaskedMumbler (10), raperper (11), LisaMaria_C (56)

Score: 5.91

18
429 members, 2 reviews
4.57 stars (4.57 stars)

Lists: lawecon (10), raperper (12), LisaMaria_C (57)

Score: 5.85

19
191 members, 6 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

Lists: kdemetter (1), LisaMaria_C (48)

Score: 5.52

20
308 members, 6 reviews
3.76 stars (3.76 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (2), lewbs (6), lawecon (21), LisaMaria_C (34)

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Score: 5.44

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1,120 members, 12 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (2), LisaMaria_C (38)

Score: 4.98

25
5,157 members, 379 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: lawecon (6), enrique_molinero (7), LisaMaria_C (24)

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Score: 4.82

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3,419 members, 26 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: LisaMaria_C (4), szarka (12), lawecon (28)

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Score: 4.72

27
201 members, 2 reviews
3.5 stars (3.5 stars)

Lists: szarka (13), lawecon (19)

Score: 4.02

28
3,887 members, 62 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Lists: jesse123 (1)

Score: 4

29
216 members, 0 reviews
4.25 stars (4.25 stars)

Lists: szarka (1)

Score: 4

30
49 members, 1 review
4.33 stars (4.33 stars)

Lists: pomonomo2003 (1)

Score: 4

Explanations:

pomonomo2003 (1): The so-called "Economic Calculation" problem was what convinced me, back in the days of yore, that socialism was economically impossible. That is, there are no true economic decisions under (complete) socialism because there is no economic information without market mechanisms. Thus all economic decisions under socialism are disguised political decisions.… (more)

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127 members, 1 review
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)

Lists: raperper (14), lawecon (24)

Score: 3.88

33
1,161 members, 33 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

Lists: lawecon (9), LisaMaria_C (53)

Score: 3.79

34
1,057 members, 16 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)

Lists: timspalding (10), LisaMaria_C (59)

Score: 3.69

35
23 members, 1 review
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

Lists: pomonomo2003 (2)

Score: 3.36

Explanations:

pomonomo2003 (2): Radical Economic Subjectivism. Hugely influential for me. Bottom Line: macro-economics is impossible. Shh! It's supposed to be a secret!

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2,006 members, 13 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: LisaMaria_C (3), lawecon (11)

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Score: 3.24

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28 members, 0 reviews
4.67 stars (4.67 stars)

Lists: pomonomo2003 (3)

Score: 3.04

Explanations:

pomonomo2003 (3): One of the most intriguing books I ever read. Sciabarra is trying to place Hegelian / Marxist dialectics at the service of libertarian thought. I found this book wildly interesting.… (more)

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9,380 members, 183 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (3), lawecon (8), LisaMaria_C (46)

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Score: 2.95

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459 members, 8 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: raperper (4)

Score: 2.83

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52 members, 2 reviews
4.29 stars (4.29 stars)

Lists: pomonomo2003 (4)

Score: 2.83

Explanations:

pomonomo2003 (4): American Isolationism at its best.

42
164 members, 0 reviews
4.54 stars (4.54 stars)

Lists: pomonomo2003 (5)

Score: 2.68

Explanations:

pomonomo2003 (5): A Great Book. It turns out that both War and Peace are the 'Health of the State'. Right leaning administrations -and/or situations of conflict- increase funding for the military-industrial state; left leaning administrations -or situations without large overseas conflicts- increase funding for everything else. ...The State always wins.… (more)

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17,637 members, 243 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)

Lists: rretzler (5), enrique_molinero (10), LisaMaria_C (28)

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Score: 2.66

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5,165 members, 38 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: LisaMaria_C (6), lawecon (13)

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Score: 2.66

45
14 members, 0 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: pomonomo2003 (6)

Score: 2.56

Explanations:

pomonomo2003 (6): Radosh is not a libertarian. He is, however, very sympathetic to the isolationist cause. Two chapters each on: Charles A. Beard, Oswald Garrison Villard, Robert A. Taft, John T. Flynn, and Lawrence Dennis.… (more)

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3,810 members, 41 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)

Lists: rretzler (6), LisaMaria_C (18)

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Score: 2.5

47
10,126 members, 150 reviews
4.38 stars (4.38 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (4), LisaMaria_C (35)

Thumbs down: raperper

Score: 2.47

48
71 members, 1 review
4.29 stars (4.29 stars)

Lists: timspalding (7)

Score: 2.46

49
12 members, 0 reviews
3.5 stars (3.5 stars)

Lists: pomonomo2003 (7)

Score: 2.46

Explanations:

pomonomo2003 (7): The short-lived dream of a libertarian / new left alliance. Be sure to read the last chapter on the split between libertarians and conservatives at the YAF convention in St.Louis in 1969. Fun.… (more)

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618 members, 4 reviews
3.73 stars (3.73 stars)

Lists: enrique_molinero (8)

Score: 2.38

51
77 members, 0 reviews
4.44 stars (4.44 stars)

Lists: timspalding (8)

Score: 2.38

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4 members, 0 reviews
3 stars (3 stars)

Lists: pomonomo2003 (8)

Score: 2.38

Explanations:

pomonomo2003 (8): NEVER USE FORCE! Of course, everyone (every political theory and polity) thinks that _their_ use of force is justifiable.

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250 members, 1 review
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)

Lists: szarka (9)

Score: 2.31

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162 members, 8 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: pomonomo2003 (9)

Score: 2.31

Explanations:

pomonomo2003 (9): Legalize all victimless (that is, consensual) crimes. Even though in almost all these cases, individuals are the victims of their own stupidity.

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26 members, 0 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

Lists: pomonomo2003 (10)

Score: 2.25

Explanations:

pomonomo2003 (10): The anarcho-capitalist Rothbard, who ended his career as a paleo-libertarian had at one time been an advocate of a libertarian and new left alliance. I think Rothbard was the libertarian Lenin, who could change policy at a moments notice. Rothbard would've allied himself with anyone he thought could aid in increasing the prospects for liberty. Had he lived much longer he would've eventually left the Paleos for something else.… (more)

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153 members, 0 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)

Lists: szarka (11)

Score: 2.2

59
89 members, 0 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: szarka (14)

Score: 2.07

60
107 members, 2 reviews
4.23 stars (4.23 stars)

Lists: szarka (15)

Score: 2.03

61
54 members, 1 review
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: lawecon (17)

Score: 1.97

62
248 members, 4 reviews
3.78 stars (3.78 stars)

Lists: lawecon (18)

Score: 1.94

63
101 members, 0 reviews
4.23 stars (4.23 stars)

Lists: lawecon (25)

Score: 1.79

64
119 members, 8 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: lawecon (26)

Score: 1.77

66
4,340 members, 53 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: lawecon (14), LisaMaria_C (32)

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Score: 1.75

68
277 members, 6 reviews
4.35 stars (4.35 stars)

Lists: LisaMaria_C (44)

Score: 1.55

69
80 members, 1 review
4.67 stars (4.67 stars)

Lists: LisaMaria_C (61)

Score: 1.43

70
1,208 members, 7 reviews
3.51 stars (3.51 stars)

Lists: jesse123 (2)

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Score: 1.36

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70,463 members, 1,152 reviews
4.24 stars (4.24 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (7), rretzler (7), LisaMaria_C (8), lawecon (15), szarka (18)

Thumbs down: MaskedMumbler, Bretzky1, eromsted, gennyt, aulsmith

Score: 1.27

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4,876 members, 27 reviews
4.23 stars (4.23 stars)

Lists: raperper (6), LisaMaria_C (11)

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Score: 0.75

73
22,928 members, 358 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (5), rretzler (8), LisaMaria_C (45)

Thumbs down: MaskedMumbler, eromsted, aulsmith

Score: 0.6

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10,854 members, 196 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

Lists: jesse123 (6), LisaMaria_C (17)

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Score: 0.53

75
9,391 members, 152 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (6), LisaMaria_C (39)

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Score: 0.16

77
7,229 members, 196 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

Lists: LisaMaria_C (19)

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Score: < 0

78
5,592 members, 122 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: LisaMaria_C (36)

Thumbs down: raperper

Score: < 0

79
3,638 members, 62 reviews
4.26 stars (4.26 stars)

Lists: LisaMaria_C (37)

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Score: < 0

80
457 members, 5 reviews
3.14 stars (3.14 stars)

Lists: LisaMaria_C (40)

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Score: < 0

81
963 members, 12 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

Lists: LisaMaria_C (42)

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Score: < 0

82
742 members, 11 reviews
3.58 stars (3.58 stars)

Lists: LisaMaria_C (47)

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Score: < 0

83
1,635 members, 56 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: LisaMaria_C (62)

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Score: < 0

84
8,384 members, 55 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: LisaMaria_C (2)

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85
51,002 members, 773 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Lists: rretzler (10), ahef1963 (11), LisaMaria_C (13), lawecon (16), szarka (17)

Thumbs down: MaskedMumbler, Bretzky1, Edward, eromsted, gennyt, aulsmith

Score: < 0

86
4,675 members, 60 reviews
3.69 stars (3.69 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (8), LisaMaria_C (31)

Thumbs down: Edward, eromsted, aulsmith

Score: < 0

87
2,788 members, 76 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: LisaMaria_C (26)

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Score: < 0

88
12,436 members, 201 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (9), LisaMaria_C (63)

Thumbs down: enrique_molinero, eromsted, aulsmith

Score: < 0

89
876 members, 8 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

Lists: LisaMaria_C (33)

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Score: < 0

90
7,704 members, 108 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: LisaMaria_C (49)

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Score: < 0

91
3,317 members, 32 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: LisaMaria_C (52)

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Score: < 0

92
2,306 members, 66 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: LisaMaria_C (64)

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Score: < 0

93
23,664 members, 430 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: LisaMaria_C (65)

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Score: < 0

94
47,427 members, 673 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: rretzler (9), ahef1963 (10), MMSequeira (11), LisaMaria_C (15)

Thumbs down: MaskedMumbler, Bretzky1, lawecon, enrique_molinero, eromsted, aulsmith

Score: < 0

95
45,719 members, 890 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: enrique_molinero (9), rretzler (11), ahef1963 (13), LisaMaria_C (54)

Thumbs down: lawecon, MaskedMumbler, Bretzky1, aulsmith, eromsted, gennyt

Score: < 0

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20,403 members, 238 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: LisaMaria_C (27)

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Score: < 0

97
15,779 members, 271 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)

Lists: LisaMaria_C (60)

Thumbs down: enrique_molinero, MaskedMumbler, lawecon

Score: < 0

98
6,445 members, 220 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (12), LisaMaria_C (25)

Thumbs down: Bretzky1, lawecon, aulsmith, eromsted, gennyt

Score: < 0

99
11,441 members, 180 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (14), LisaMaria_C (50)

Thumbs down: timspalding, Bretzky1, lawecon, eromsted, aulsmith

Score: < 0

100
9,026 members, 223 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: LisaMaria_C (51)

Thumbs down: andomck, eromsted, gennyt, aulsmith

Score: < 0

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