Richard A. Epstein

repstein@uchicago.edu

Related Freeman Articles

Article

A Popular Insurrection on Property Rights

Kelo Should Be Overruled

NOVEMBER 01, 2005 by RICHARD A. EPSTEIN

The property rights issues that arise constantly in modern life are always difficult and often obscure.

Book Review

Forbidden Grounds: The Case Against Employment Discrimination Laws

JULY 01, 1992 by JEFFREY A. TUCKER

Anti-discrimination laws have not only gone too far, they should all be repealed as capricious, expensive, wasteful, and destructive of economic freedom.

CURRENT ISSUE

December 2014

Unfortunately, educating people about phenomena that are counterintuitive, not-so-easy to remember, and suggest our individual lack of human control (for starters) can seem like an uphill battle in the war of ideas. So we sally forth into a kind of wilderness, an economic fairyland. We are myth busters in a world where people crave myths more than reality. Why do they so readily embrace untruth? Primarily because the immediate costs of doing so are so low and the psychic benefits are so high.
Download Free PDF

PAST ISSUES

SUBSCRIBE

RENEW YOUR SUBSCRIPTION

img E-mail Subscription

VIEW PRIVACY POLICY