"...my ultimate purpose, either in writing or in lecturing, is not so much to convince readers or listeners of the merits of my argument as to engage them in an ongoing discussion." 
- James M. Buchanan (Economics from the Outside In)

Daniel J. Smith

​Director, Political Economy Research Institute at Middle Tennessee State University

Associate Professor of Economics, Jones College of Business at Middle Tennessee State University

Book Review Editor, The Review of Austrian Economics

​​"May we continue to have our differences, for scholarship would be a dull affair without them, but may we continue to have them with respect, affection, and the true spirit of scholarship." 
Donald E. Queller (The Venetian Patriciate)
[also see: "How to Compose a Successful Critical Commentary" and  Graham's "Hierarchy of Disagreement"]