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Positivism and Behaviorism

World HistoryPhilosophy and MethodologyPraxeologySubjectivism

10/20/2010Mises Daily Articles
The most obtrusive champion of the neopositivist program concerning the sciences of human action was Otto Neurath, who, in 1919, was one of the outstanding leaders of the short-lived Soviet regime of Munich and later cooperated briefly in Moscow with the bureaucracy of the Bolsheviks.

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The Rejection of Economics

Free MarketsHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPraxeologySubjectivism

10/06/2010Mises Daily Articles
Modern economics traces all human actions back to the value judgments of individuals. It never was so foolish, as Myrdal charges, as to believe that all that people are after is higher incomes and lower prices.

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Political Freedom and Its Roots in Metaphysics

Free MarketsPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical TheorySubjectivism

09/21/2010Mises Daily Articles
"The Randist analysis of the nature of crime implies the necessity for a minimal government."...

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Language and the Socialist-Calculation Problem

Big GovernmentOther Schools of ThoughtPraxeologySubjectivism

09/07/2010Mises Daily Articles
Were it not for the state's incessant need to homogenize and its inability to cope with diversity, the languages of the world would not be in the dire situation they are today...

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The Relation of Cost to Value

History of the Austrian School of EconomicsPricesSubjectivismValue and Exchange

09/06/2010Mises Daily Articles
The question of the relation of cost to value is properly only a concrete form of a much more general question — the question of the regular relations between the values of such goods as in causal interdependence contribute to one and the same utility for our well-being...

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Goods, Scarce and Nonscarce

Free MarketsPrivate PropertySubjectivism

08/25/2010Mises Daily Articles
Nonscarce goods are a great gift courtesy of the structure of the world, a boon to humankind, a vast treasure of resources—tools for making the world a relentlessly better place...

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Economics and Its Ethical Assumptions

Philosophy and MethodologyPolitical TheorySubjectivism

Why value-subjectivism in economics doesn’t imply value-subjectivism in ethics, and might even imply the reverse. Recorded at Mises University 2010...

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Anderson's Economics and the Public Welfare

BiographiesMonetary TheorySubjectivismValue and Exchange

06/22/2010Mises Daily Articles
Anderson's contribution to economic theory is summed up in his two books: Social Value and The Value of Money...

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"Capitalism" Forever

Free MarketsEntrepreneurshipPrivate PropertySubjectivism

04/07/2010Mises Daily Articles
Ayn Rand made the case for the freedom philosophy in the most aggressive manner possible, bless her. And, "capitalism" was a crucial element of that effort...

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