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  1. A Humane Economy

    A Humane Economy

    Written by Wilhelm Röpke, with a new Introduction by Samuel Gregg

    Regular Price: $18.00

    Special Price $14.40

    “Of uncommon brilliance.” —Wall Street Journal

    “If any person in our contemporary world is entitled to a hearing, it is Wilhelm Röpke.” —New York Times

    Here is one of the most accessible and compelling introductions to economics ever written—the masterwork of the great economist Wilhelm Röpke. Featuring an excellent new introduction by Samuel Gregg of the Acton Institute.

    A Humane Economy challenges not only the direction of much post-1945 economic science but also those who question the market economy’s moral and economic benefits.” —Samuel Gregg, from the new introduction

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  2. A Student's Guide to American Political Thought

    A Student's Guide to American Political Thought

    By George W. Carey

    Regular Price: $8.00

    Special Price $6.40

    Carey’s primer instructs students on the fundamental matters of American political theory while telling them where to turn to obtain a better grasp on the ideas that have shaped the American political heritage.

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  3. A Student's Guide to Classics

    A Student's Guide to Classics

    By Bruce S. Thornton

    Regular Price: $8.00

    Special Price $6.40

    Bruce Thornton's crisp and informative Student's Guide to Classics provides readers with an overview of each of the major poets, dramatists, philosophers, and historians of ancient Greece and Rome.

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  4. A Student's Guide to Economics

    A Student's Guide to Economics

    By Paul Heyne

    Regular Price: $8.00

    Special Price $6.40

    Paul Heyne, one of the nation's best-selling economists, provides an accessible overview of the discipline of economics.

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  5. A Student's Guide to Literature

    A Student's Guide to Literature

    By R. V. Young

    Regular Price: $8.00

    Special Price $6.40

    Learn how great fiction and poetry are integral to a liberal education, and visit the classic works of literature again—or for the first time.

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  6. A Student's Guide to Philosophy

    A Student's Guide to Philosophy

    By Ralph M. McInerny

    Regular Price: $8.00

    Special Price $6.40

    A Student's Guide to Philosophy examines these questions: Who is a philosopher? Can philosophical thought be avoided? What have philosophers written over the ages? And why should we care? In this critical essay, these and other questions are posed and answered by one of America's leading philosophers, Ralph McInerny of the University of Notre Dame.

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  7. A Student's Guide to Political Philosophy

    A Student's Guide to Political Philosophy

    By Harvey C. Mansfield

    Regular Price: $8.00

    Special Price $6.40

    A little book packed with wisdom desperately needed in this confused and contentious political climate

    Harvard’s Harvey C. Mansfield, one of America’s leading political theorists, directs our gaze past scandals and attack ads and polls to the great thinkers and classic books that should shape our understanding of the proper ends of politics. An education in one sitting.

    “These slim volumes come close to constituting mini–great books in themselves.” —Wall Street Journal

    “Pocket mentors.” —Chronicle of Higher Education 

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  8. A Student's Guide to the Core Curriculum

    A Student's Guide to the Core Curriculum

    By Mark C. Henrie

    Regular Price: $8.00

    Special Price $6.40

    In a series of penetrating essays, A Student's Guide to the Core Curriculum explains the value of a traditional core of studies in Western civilization and then surveys eight courses available in most American universities which may be taken as electives to acquire such an education. This guide puts "the best" within reach of every student.

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  9. A Student's Guide to U.S. History

    A Student's Guide to U.S. History

    By Wilfred M. McClay

    Regular Price: $8.00

    Special Price $6.40

    In this introduction to the study of American history, Wilfred M. McClay invites us to experience the perennial freshness and vitality of this great subject as he explores some of the enduring commitments and persistent tensions that have made America what it is.

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  10. Back on the Road to Serfdom

    Back on the Road to Serfdom

    Edited by Thomas E. Woods, Jr.

    Regular Price: $29.95

    Special Price $23.96

    This shift toward statism “will not end happily,” declares bestselling author Thomas E. Woods. In Back on the Road to Serfdom, Woods brings together ten top scholars to examine why the size and scope of government has exploded, and to reveal the devastating consequences of succumbing to the statist temptation.

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