Rothbardian

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Rothbard +‎ -ian

Adjective[edit]

Rothbardian (comparative more Rothbardian, superlative most Rothbardian)

  1. (politics, economics) Of or pertaining to American economist and libertarian political philosopher Murray N. Rothbard, his work, or his theories.
    • 2011, Robert P. Murphy, Mises Daily, Anarchy in Somalia:
      Economists familiar with the Rothbardian tradition have taken the analysis even further, persuasively arguing that Somalia is much better without a state than it was with one.

Noun[edit]

Rothbardian (plural Rothbardians)

  1. (politics, economics) A proponent of the political and/or economic philosophy championed by Murray N. Rothbard.
    • 2011, Robert P. Murphy, Mises Daily, Anarchy in Somalia:
      The standard statist put-down — "If you Rothbardians like anarchy so much, why don't you move to Somalia?" — misses the point.

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