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The Living Legacy of Ludwig von Mises

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Blog02/26/2007

At commencement on June 8, 1957 Grove City College awarded an honorary doctorate degree to Ludwig von Mises. The 50th anniversary of this event afforded us an opportunity to consider his legacy at a conference on campus last weekend. Hans Sennholz, the man largely responsible for arranging the...

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The Anatomy of Criticism, by Henry Hazlitt

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Blog02/08/2007

Odds are that you have never heard of this book, much less own it, for it is exceedingly rare and I've hardly ever seen a mention of it, though it is just brilliant. It is The Anatomy of Criticism: A Trialogue, by Henry Hazlitt. It is now available for...

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Viral Liberty

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Blog01/30/2007

In "How I Stole a Great Idea From Lew Rockwell," Gary North writes:

The Mises Institute in 1996 produced a superb 45-minute movie on the Federal Reserve System. It is the best introduction to what the FED really is

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Mises and Hayek "refused to do empirical work"

Austrian Economics OverviewCalculation and Knowledge

Blog12/28/2006

This article by Mark Skousen makes the preposterous claim that Mises and Hayek "refused to do empirical work" whereas Milton Friedman did do empirical work, which accounts for his influence and their marginalization.

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Fighting for the truth

Austrian Economics OverviewPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog09/29/2006

Murray Rothbard was always so gentle in his disagreement with his mentor, Ludwig von Mises.

  1. They disagreed on natural rights;
  2. they disagreed on the necessity of the State; and
  3. they disagreed on foreign policy (based, I suspect, on disagreements #1 and #2)

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WSJ on Alabama's World-Class Institute

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Blog08/04/2006

Sweet Home Alabama

By Kyle Wingfield

Wall Street Journal Europe

August 4, 2006

Growing up, I never...
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A-Team Stands for Anarcho-Capitalism

Media and CultureAustrian Economics OverviewPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog07/17/2006

 

"The A-team" supports the idea of natural law, rejects the nominalist tradition, rejects relativism both on ethical and epistemological grounds, supports entrepreneurship and free market, praises division of labor and monetary economy, builds its morality on the nonaggression axiom,...

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