History of the Austrian School of Economics

Barron's on The Last Knight

BlogDecember 17, 2007

From Gene Epstein in Barron's:

LUDWIG VON MISES (pronounced "meezis") had an unusually active existence for a person who mainly led a life of the mind....

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Mises: The Last Knight of Liberalism by Guido Hulsmann

The Mises We Haven't Known

BlogDecember 3, 2007

Guido Hülsmann shows us in this monumental biography that a common view of Mises is mistaken. As even Macaulay's schoolboy knows, the American economics profession, dominated by Keynesianism, shunted Mises aside when he came to America. He was viewed as a relic, preaching an extremist view...

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Mises: The Last Knight of Liberalism by Guido Hulsmann

Last Knight Live Blog 16

BlogNovember 28, 2007

If you remember, the two previous entries were about the problem of economic organization under capitalism and why this system of economic organization makes an integrated and comprehensive theoretical understanding of which a particularly distinctive task. A capitalist, division-of-labor,...

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LVMI on Wikipedia

BlogOctober 26, 2007

I am quite impressed with the article on the Mises Institute on Wikipedia. It has come into its own in recent months and does a great job of detailing the extent of the work done at 518 West Magnolia Avenue, Auburn, AL. I also...

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HBD, Ludwig

BlogSeptember 29, 2007

'ON SEPTEMBER 29, 1881, Ludwig Heinrich Edler von Mises was the first in his family to be born a nobleman.'

So...

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A World Map of The Last Knight

BlogSeptember 3, 2007

Here is Google's world map of places mentioned in The Last Knight of Liberalism. Scroll down. Here is a shrunken version: ...

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Benjamin Anderson, 1886-1949

BlogMay 1, 2007

It might be May Day in Cuba--the day on which Castro gives his traditional 4–5 hour speech, or so says NPR with exuberant expectation—but at the Mises Institute, it is Benjamin Anderson day. He was born on May 1, 1886. He was an outstanding...

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Mises at Madison Square Garden

BlogJanuary 19, 2007

When Mises was 81 years old, he was invited to address a student rally at Madison Square Garden that was sponsored by the Young Americans for Freedom. He readily accepted. He prepared an address that those in attendance would never forget.

He looked out over the sea of young people who had...

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My Brief Encounter with von Mises

BlogNovember 15, 2005

The exact date escapes my memory but many will know it. Ludwig von Mises was to be the featured scholar at the Future of Freedom Conference at Long Beach State University. He would be introduced by Dirk Pearson, then going by the name Sky Deorious or something.

The way I got to meet von...

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Rothbard: A Life Lived for Liberty

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