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Block's Rejoinder to Murphy and Machaj

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Counterfeiting legitimate money is, and ought to be, a crime, not only under the libertarian law code but under the rules and regulations of all civilized orders. But what about counterfeiting money that is per se illegitimate; that is, is itself counterfeit? Is that a licit human action? The present article argues, somewhat paradoxically, that it is. It offers a counterpart to two authors- Murphy (2006 ) and Machaj (2007 )-who take the opposite point of view. Copyright © 2010 American Journal of Economics and Sociology, Inc..

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  • Walter E. Block, 2010. "Block's Rejoinder to Murphy and Machaj," American Journal of Economics and Sociology, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 69(2), pages 867-880, April.
  • Handle: RePEc:bla:ajecsc:v:69:y:2010:i:2:p:867-880
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