Nunc Dimittis: Or, Carson Hits the Big Time
The new issue of Journal of Libertarian Studies is now out. It's a symposium on my book, Studies in Mutualist Political Economy. Mises Blog announced it here. JLS editor Roderick Long (who also owns the Austro-Athenian Empire blog) makes his own announcement here.
Perhaps as the result of some wires being crossed, Mises Blog made the review articles available online (pdf files) as soon as the new issue came out. Here are the contents:
"Editorial" by Roderick Long
"The Spooner-Tucker Doctrine: An Economist's View" by Murray Rothbard
"The Labor Theory of Value: A Critique of Carson" by Robert Murphy
"Kevin Carson as Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" by Walter Block
"Freedom is Slavery: Laissez-Faire Capitalism is Government Intervention: A Critique of Kevin Carson" by George Reisman
"Land-Locked: A Critique of Carson on Property Rights" by Roderick Long
"Carson's Rejoinders" by Kevin Carson
As you might guess, when I finished writing the manuscript and sent it off to the printer, it never occurred to me that my vanity-published book (sans ISBN number, no less) would be honored in this way--in a journal founded by Rothbard himself, where the work of so many eminent libertarian scholars has appeared. Needless to say, I'm grateful to Roderick for sticking his neck out on such a controversial project.
And even though it's online early, do yourself a favor and subscribe now; a hard copy you can hold in your hands beats sitting hunched over and scrolling down an Adobe reader, by a long shot.