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Source link: http://archive.mises.org/11492/the-learned-extremist-juan-de-mariana/

The Learned Extremist: Juan de Mariana

January 20, 2010 by

Juan de Mariana possessed one of the most fascinating personalities in the history of political and economic thought. Honest, gutsy and fearless, Mariana was in hot water almost all of his long life, even for his economic writings. FULL ARTICLE by Murray N. Rothbard


Bruce Koerber January 20, 2010 at 5:17 pm

The inseparability of ethics and economics was simply a matter of fact in the minds of these great early classical liberals. That is what enabled them to wrap their minds around the issues confronting human civilization as it painstakingly advanced.

fundamentalist January 21, 2010 at 8:10 am

Some Huguenots wrote a justification for rebelling against a tyrannical king during the Reformation and it gave a boost to the Dutch rebellion against Spain. Does anyone know if the Huguenot track came before or after Mariana’s or if it drew inspiration from Mariana?

fundamentalist January 21, 2010 at 10:12 am

De Rege was published in 1599. “Vindiciae Contra Tyrannos” (A Defense Of Liberty Against Tyrants), the most famous Huguenot tract, was published in 1579.

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