Knowledge, calculation, conflict, and law

  title={Knowledge, calculation, conflict, and law},
  author={N. Stephan Kinsella},
  journal={The Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics},
  • N. Kinsella
  • Published 1 December 1999
  • Economics
  • The Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
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