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Gerard N. Casey

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Dr. Casey was Head of Department/School from 2000 to 2006. He previously taught at the University of Notre Dame, 1980-1981 and at the School of Philosophy in The Catholic University of America (Washington, D.C.), 1983-1986. He received his BA from University College Cork, then went on to receive an MA and PhD from the University of Notre Dame. He has a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from the University of London and a Master of Laws (LLM) from University College Dublin. He serves on the editorial boards of Geopolitics, History and International Relations, Contemporary Readings in Law and Social Justice, Journal of Self Governance and Management Economics, Review of Social and Economic Issues and Libertarian Papers and is a member of the Royal Institute of Philosophy, the Association for Political Theory, the American Philosophical Association and The Aristotelian Society.

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The Indefensibility of Political Representation

Free MarketsLegal SystemPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

11/02/2018Mises Daily Articles
Representation is a fig leaf that is insufficient to cover the brutal fact that even in our sophisticated modern states, some rule and others are ruled.
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In What Way Are Political Representatives Representative?

Political Theory

Blog05/12/2018

Is it possible to represent a constituency of people who hold varying and diverse opinions without betraying some of those same constituents?

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Libertarian Anarchy: Against the State

Big GovernmentPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

01/11/2016Books
Political philosophy is dominated by a myth, the myth of the necessity of the state. The state is considered necessary for the provision of many things, but primarily for peace and security. Gerard Casey argues that social order can be spontaneously generated, that such spontaneous order is the...
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Why Not Take All of Me?

04/01/2013Audio/Video
From the session on "Foundations of Libertarian Political Philosophy," presented at the Austrian Economics Research Conference. Recorded 22 March 2013 at the Ludwig von Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama.
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Ownership and Possession - Where Do You Draw the Line?

03/20/2012Audio/Video
Session on Morality, Justice and Markets. Recorded March 9, 2012, at the Ludwig von Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama. [20:54]
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