This online course taught by economist Robert P. Murphy explores what is for many libertarians, the ultimate logical extension of libertarianism: the private provision of security.
The course will explore the following weekly topics:
Week 1: The Private Production of Law and Judicial Rulings
Week 2: Private Law Enforcement and Military Defense
Week 3: Common Objections
Week 4: Historical Applications
The course will include:
- weekly live video-broadcast lectures
- a hyperlinked syllabus of readings (no material purchases required)
- live chats
- discussion forums
- weekly quizzes and a final exam (for those who want to take the course for a grade)
Robert Murphy is an adjunct scholar of the Mises Institute. He runs the blog Free Advice and is the author of Chaos Theory, The Politically Incorrect Guide to Capitalism, the Study Guide to Man, Economy, and State with Power and Market, theHuman Action Study Guide, and The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Great Depression and the New Deal.
Read one of his numerous Mises Daily articles.