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Volume 10  Number 3  •  Winter 2005/06
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In this issue...


Defining Disease: The Gold Standard of Disease versus the Fiat Standard of Diagnosis

The Monopoly Nonproblem: Taking Price Discrimination Seriously

Adoption of State Lotteries in the United States, with a Closer Look at Illinois

An Ancient Stateless Civilization: Bronze Age India and the State in History

Who Says Money Can’t Buy Happiness?

Francis Wayland: Preacher-Economist

Watchman, Who Watches Thee? Donors and Corruption in Less-Developed Countries

Review Essays

Michael Walzer on Just War Theory’s “Critical Edge”: More Like a Spoon Than a Knife

Privatization and Piratization in Post-Communist Russia

Book Reviews

On Adam Smith’s “Wealth of Nations”: A Philosophical Companion

Bananas and Business: The United Fruit Company in Colombia, 1899–2000

America the Virtuous: The Crisis of Democracy and the Quest for Empire

The New American Militarism: How Americans Are Seduced by War

Democracy and Populism: Fear and Hatred


Fear: The Foundation of Every Government’s Power

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