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Six Essays by Ludwig von Mises By Ludwig von Mises
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Six essays by Ludwig von Mises: (1) The Clash of Group Interests (2) The Myth of the Failure of Capitalism (3) The Freedom to Move as an International Problem (4) Karl Menger and the Austrian School... More > of Economics (5) On Equality and Inequality (6) Liberty and Property< Less
Economic Calculation In the Socialist Commonwealth By Ludwig von Mises
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Ludwig Heinrich Edler von Mises; 29 September 1881 – 10 October 1973) was a theoretical Austrian School economist. He is best known for his work on praxeology, a study of human choice and... More > action.< Less
Human Action By Ludwig von Mises
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Human Action: A Treatise on Economics is a work by the Austrian economist and philosopher Ludwig von Mises. Widely considered Mises' magnum opus, it presents the case for laissez-faire capitalism... More > based on praxeology, or rational investigation of human decision-making. It rejects positivism within economics. It defends an a priori epistemology and underpins praxeology with a foundation of methodological individualism and speculative laws of apodictic certainty. Mises argues that the free-market economy not only outdistances any government-planned system, but ultimately serves as the foundation of civilization itself.< Less
Socialism: An Economic and Sociological Analysis By Ludwig von Mises
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Socialism: An Economic and Sociological Analysis is a book by Austrian School economist and libertarian thinker Ludwig von Mises, first published in German by Gustav Fischer Verlag in Jena in 1922... More > under the title Die Gemeinwirtschaft: Untersuchungen über den Sozialismus. It was translated into English from the second reworked German edition (Jena: Gustav Fischer Verlag, 1932) by J. Kahane and published by Jonathan Cape in London in 1936.< Less
Bureaucracy By Ludwig von Mises
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This is the original 1944 edition of Bureacracy. Author Ludwig von Mises was concerned with the spread of socialist ideals and the increasing bureaucratization of economic life. While he does not... More > deny the necessity of certain bureaucratic structures for the smooth operation of any civilized state, he disagrees with the extent to which it has come to dominate the public life of European countries and the United States. The author's purpose is to demonstrate that the negative aspects of bureaucracy are not so much a result of bad policies or corruption as the public tends to think but are the bureaucratic structures due to the very tasks these structures have to deal with. The main body of the book is therefore devoted to a comparison between private enterprise on the one hand and bureaucratic agencies/public enterprise on the other.< Less
The Theory of Money and Credit By Ludwig von Mises
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This must-read classic on currency and credit covers the three areas of key interest--the nature of money, the value of money, and money and banking. Economist and philosopher, Ludwig von Mises... More > presents his "Theory of Money and Credit" by first looking at the nature and value of money, why there is a demand for money, and how it is used as currency. He goes on to explain the purchasing power of money and how it determines economic and monetary policy, often in a way that results in financial melt-downs. Never in modern history has there been a greater need for this book and others like it. All of its ideas and principles are coming true right before our eyes in today's economy and its problems.< Less
Liberalism By Ludwig von Mises
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Based on the original 1962 edition, previously titled The Free And Prosperous Commonwealth: An Exposition Of The Ideas Of Classical Liberalism. Liberalism is an influential book containing economic... More > analysis and an indicting critique of socialism. Starting from the principle of private property, Mises shows how the other classical liberal freedoms follow from property rights and argues that liberalism free of government intervention is required to promote peace, social harmony and the general welfare. This book was translated into English by a student of Mises, Ralph Raico, whose English edition in 1962 was titled The Free and Prosperous Commonwealth rather than Liberalism, as Mises thought that the term liberalism after the New Deal and especially in the 1960s became widely used in the United States to refer to the leftist ideology supporting degrees of government intervention, in opposition to Mises' central premise.< Less
Socialisme By Ludwig von Mises
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Ce livre se propose entre autre objet de montrer qu'il manque à la communauté socialiste ce qui est avant tout indispensable à tout système économique complexe qui... More > ne vit pas au jour le jour mais qui travaille selon les procédés complexes de la technique moderne : à savoir : la possibilité de compter, c'est-à-dire de procéder rationnellement. Si cette vérité était connue de tous, les idées socialistes disparaîtraient de l'esprit de tous les hommes raisonnables.< Less
Ludwig von Mises and the Rational Basis for a Science of Ethical Actions By Adam Knott
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This essay describes how Ludwig von Mises's conception of praxeology laid the groundwork for the study of actions such as interpersonal actions and mental actions (i.e., actions besides... More > market-related actions).< Less
Ludwig von Mises and the Rational Basis for a Science of Ethical Actions By Adam Knott
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This essay describes how Ludwig von Mises's conception of praxeology laid the groundwork for the study of actions such as interpersonal actions and mental actions (i.e., actions besides... More > market-related actions).< Less