Richard Ebeling

Richard Ebeling

Professor of Ethics and Free Enterprise
The Citadel

Richard M. Ebeling is the BB&T Professor of Ethics and Free Enterprise Leadership at The Citadel in Charleston, South Carolina. He served as president of the Foundation for Economic Education (2003-2008) and was the Ludwig von Mises Professor of Economics at Hillsdale College in Hillsdale, Michigan (1988-2003).

Blog Posts

How to be a light for liberty in the new year

Make it your goal, therefore, to bring at least one person over to the cause of liberty in 2017, and if we all do this we will have, at a minimum, doubled the friends of freedom in this New Year.

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Why Enterprise Is an Honorable Calling

A good part of the ethics of enterprise is reflected in the integrity, discipline, and quality of character that must enter into those individuals who choose the role of entrepreneurial leadership.

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Did the Ancient Greeks Believe in Freedom?

To answer this question we must first learn the distinction between contemporary conceptions of freedom and “The Freedom of the Ancients.”

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Ludwig von Mises: An Economist for Freedom and Free Enterprise

Today would have been Ludwig von Mises’ 135th birthday. Here we reflect on the profound contribution he made to economics.

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