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David D. Friedman


David D. Friedman - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
"David D(irector) Friedman (born February 2, 1945) is a libertarian writer and economist who became a leading figure in the anarcho-capitalist community with the publication of his book The Machinery of Freedom (1973, revised 1989). He has also authored the books Price Theory (1986), Law's Order (2000) and Hidden Order: The Economics of Everyday Life (1996). ..."


David Friedman - The Advocates
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David Friedman - The Advocates
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"David Friedman (b. 1945) is the leading advocate of life without any government interference. He's an amiable man, a formidable debater and a writer who's a pleasure to read. He earned his B.A. at Harvard University, his M.S. and Ph.D. (both in physics) at the University of Chicago. After stints teaching at the University of Chicago Law School, Cornell Law School and UCLA Department of Economics, among other places, he currently teaches law and economics at Santa Clara Unviersity in California."


Anarchy is not Chaos, The Machinery of Freedom

Books Authored

Hidden Order: The Economics of Everyday Life, 1996
Partial contents: Economics for Pleasure and Profit - Price=Value=Cost: Solving a Simple Economy - In Search of the Real World - Standing in for Moral Philosophy: The Economist as Judge - Applications: Conventional and Un
Related Topic: Economics
Law's Order: What Economics Has to Do with Law and Why It Matters, 2000
Partial contents: What Does Economics Have to Do with Law? - Efficiency and All That - What's Wrong with the World - Defining and Enforcing Rights - Of Burning Houses and Exploding Coke Bottles - The Economics of Contract - Marriage, Sex, and Babies
Related Topics: Economics, Law
Price Theory: An Intermediate Text, 1986
Related Topic: Prices
The Machinery of Freedom: A Guide to Radical Capitalism, 1973
Related Topic: Anarcho-Capitalism


Exploring Liberty: The Machinery of Freedom, 6 Mar 2012
Prof. Friedman discusses the premises of The Machinery of Freedom

The Machinery Of Freedom: Illustrated summary, by David D. Friedman, Tomasz Kaye (illustrator), 4 Apr 2012
Excellent animated illustration of talk given by David Friedman (shortened)