Essays on Political Economy

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Frederic Bastiat

Narrated By: Unknown

Publisher: Books Should Be Free

Date: January 2011

Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes


Bastiat asserted that the only purpose of government is to defend the right of an individual to life, liberty, and property. From this definition, Bastiat concluded that the law cannot defend life, liberty and property if it promotes socialist policies inherently opposed to these very things. In this way, he says, the law is perverted and turned against the thing it is supposed to defend.


Essays on Political Economy

by Frederic Bastiat

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Essays on Political Economy, Frederic Bastiat