Modern Editions of Classic Works for Readers TodayrnNewly PublishedrnVolume 1 of The Collected Works of James M. BuchananrnTHE LOGICAL FOUNDATIONS OF CONSTITUTIONAL LIBERTYrnBy James M. BuchananrnIntroduction by Geoffrey Brennan, Hartmut Kliemt, and Robert D. ToUisonrnThe thirty-one papers presented in this volume offer scholars and generalrnreaders alike a comprehensive introduction to the work of one of the greatestrneconomists of the modern era. Many of the most important essays by James M.rnBuchanan are gathered in this inaugural volume of the forthcoming twenty-volumernedition of his Collected Worlts. The essays are arranged thematically and so presentrna complete perspective on Buchanan’s work. The four sections include “PoliticsrnWithout Romance: Public Finance and the Democratic Process,” “ThernEconomist and Economic Order,” “Ethics and Economics,” and “The Reason ofrnRules.” The editors have focused on papers that Buchanan has written withoutrncollaboration and which present Buchanan’s earlier, classic statements on crucialrnsubjects rather than his subsequent elaborations. (The elaborations will appearrnin later volumes in the series.) Included, too, is Buchanan’s Nobel address, “ThernConstitution of Economic Policy,” and the text of the Nobel Committee’s pressrnrelease explaining why Buchanan was awarded the prize for Economics in 1986.rnThe volume also includes Buchanan’s autobiographical essay, “Better ThanrnPlowing,” in which he gives not only a brief account of his life but also his own assessment of what is important,rndistinctive, and enduring in his work. The Introduction—by all three of the series’ editors—will be valuable tornall readers who wish to engage the challenging but epochal writings of the father of modern “public choice theoiy”rn528 + xxiv pages. Foreword, Buchanan biographical data, series table of contents, indexes.rnHardcover $20.00 0-86597-213-3rnPaperback $12.00 0-86597-214-1rn(Indiana residents add 5% sales tax)rnGeoffrey Brennan is a Professor of Social and Political Theoty in the Australian National University’s ResearchrnSchool of Social Sciences, and is the co-author of Democracy and Decision: The Pure Theoiy of Electoral Preference.rnHartmut Kliemt is the author of Papers on Buchanan and Related Subjects, of 1990, and is a Professor ofrnPhilosophy at the University of Duisburg, Germany.rnRobert D. ToUison is the Hearin Professor of Economics at the Universitj’ of Mississippi, and is co-author ofrn199TS The Economics of Smoking, among many other works.rnp””^?vl7Qln^n L i b e r t y Furicl ^epayrnFax 317-.S79-6nfin •^ shipping onrnFax 317-579-6060rnor write: prepaid orders.rn8335 Allison Pointe Trail, Suite #300, Dept. SI 2D Indianapolis, IK 46250-1684rnExplore Liberty Fund’s catalogue on the World Wide Web atrnwww.libertyfund.orgrnrnrn