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Source link: http://archive.mises.org/14034/how-to-do-intellectual-history-the-skinner-approach/

How to Do Intellectual History: The Skinner Approach

September 28, 2010 by

Rothbard explains that it is not enough to read an author’s work. You have to understand his intentions, which means that you have to understand who he’s talking to, who his friends are, who his enemies are, and who he’s reacting against. FULL ARTICLE by Murray N. Rothbard

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HL September 28, 2010 at 11:14 am

Indeed. As I try to explain to the kids, if you proceed from the assumption that there are people who absolutely despise happiness, humanity and God, it is easy to understand Global Warming, the EPA and all sorts of other stuff that crowds our time and thoughts today.

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