Ayn Rand, “What Is Capitalism?”
Rand was world-famous for The Fountainhead and Atlas Shrugged when she turned to developing more systematically her philosophy in non-fiction form. In this 1965 essay, first published in The Objectivist Newsletter and later in Capitalism: The Unknown Ideal, Rand presents her philosophical and especially moral argument for capitalism.
Read or listen to Ayn Rand’s “What Is Capitalism?” Summary by Stephen Hicks, 2021.
3. Murray Rothbard, "Free Markets"