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An American Classical Liberalism

World HistoryPolitical Theory

08/01/2007Articles of Interest
Every four years, as the November presidential election draws near, I have the same daydream: that I don't know or care who the president of the United States is. More importantly, I don't need to know or care. I don't have to vote or even pay attention to debates. I can ignore all campaign...
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Biography of Ludwig Lachmann (1906-1990): Life and Work

Biographies

08/01/2007Articles of Interest
"The theory of capital lacks a simple dimension for the measurement of its subject matter. To some minds this makes it all the more attractive." Introduction: his life and work Ludwig Lachmann was a very unusual man. If you ever met him you would never forget him. He left a lasting impression. He...
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Biography of Gottfried Haberler (1901-1995)

BiographiesAustrian Economics Overview

08/01/2007Articles of Interest
Gottfried Haberler was one of the first economists to make a case for the productivity of free trade in terms of the modern subjective theory of value.
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Biography of Richard von Strigl (1891-1942)

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08/01/2007Articles of Interest
The 1920s and 1930s were a glorious era in the history of the Austrian School of economics. In those days, the city of Vienna saw the first genuine culture of scholars working in the tradition established by Carl Menger, and this culture radiated throughout the rest of the German-speaking world and...
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Biography of Fritz Machlup (1902-1983)

BiographiesHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

08/01/2007Articles of Interest
Biography of Fritz Machlup (Dec. 15, 1902–Jan. 30, 1983), by Mark Thornton.
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Biography of Wilhelm Röpke (1899-1966): Humane Economist

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08/01/2007Articles of Interest
"I champion an economic order ruled by free prices and markets...the only economic order compatible with human freedom." Wilhelm Röpke devoted his scholarly career to combating collectivism in economic, social, and political theory. As a student and proponent of the Austrian School, he contributed...
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Biography of F. A. Hayek (1899-1992)

08/01/2007Articles of Interest
"A claim for equality of material position can be met only by a government with totalitarian powers." F. A. Hayek is undoubtedly the most eminent of the modern Austrian economists. Student of Friedrich von Wieser, protégé and colleague of Ludwig von Mises, and foremost representative of an...
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Biography of Hans Sennholz: Teacher and Theorist

Biographies

08/01/2007Articles of Interest
Hans Sennholz (February 3, 1922 - 23 June 2007), professor at Grove City College, was one of a handful of men in intellectual history who were able to perform both of these functions with notable distinction. J. B. Say, Frederic Bastiat, Carl Menger, Eugen von Böhm-Bawerk, Edwin Cannan, the early...
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Biography of Margit von Mises: 1890–1993

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08/01/2007Articles of Interest
Margit and Ludwig von Mises were a magnificent team. Margit was unsurpassed in devotion to Mises the person in life and in perpetuating his memory and his ideas after his death.
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Biography of Juan de Mariana: The Influence of the Spanish Scholastics (1536-1624)

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08/01/2007Articles of Interest
The prehistory the Austrian School of economics can be found in the works of the Spanish scholastics written in the "Spanish Golden Century."
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