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Hans-Hermann Hoppe

Works Published inQuarterly Journal of Austrian Economics

AwardsGary G. Schlarbaum Prize for Lifetime Defense of Liberty

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Hans-Hermann Hoppe, an Austrian School economist and libertarian/anarcho-capitalist philosopher, is Professor Emeritus of Economics at UNLV, Distinguished Senior Fellow with the Mises Institute, founder and president of The Property and Freedom Society, former editor of the Journal of Libertarian Studies, and a lifetime member of the Royal Horticultural Society. He is married to economist Dr. A. Gulcin Imre Hoppe and resides with his wife in Istanbul.

Hans-Hermann Hoppe was born on September 2, 1949, in Peine, West Germany. He attended the Universität des Saarlandes, Saarbrücken, the Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt/M, and the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, for studies in Philosophy, Sociology, History, and Economics. He earned his Ph.D. (Philosophy, 1974) and his “Habilitation” (Sociology and Economics, 1981), both from the Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt am Main.

He taught at several German universities as well as at the Johns Hopkins University Bologna Center for Advanced International Studies, Bologna, Italy. In 1986, he moved from Germany to the United States, to study under Murray Rothbard. He remained a close associate of Rothbard until his death in January, 1995.

An Austrian school economist and libertarian/anarcho-capitalist philosopher, is Professor Emeritus of Economics at UNLV, Distinguished Senior Fellow with the Mises Institute, former editor of the Journal of Libertarian Studies (2005–2009), and founder and president of The Property and Freedom Society (2006–present).

In addition to his English-language books, Professor Hoppe is the author of Handeln und Erkennen (Bern 1976); Kritik der kausalwissenschaftlichen Sozialforschung (Opladen 1983); Eigentum, Anarchie und Staat (Opladen 1987) and numerous articles on philosophy, economics and the social sciences.

A Short History of Man: Progress and Decline

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3. From Aristocracy To Monarchy To Democracy

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From A Short History of Man by Hans-Hermann Hoppe.

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2.4. Implications and Outlook

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From Chapter 2 of A Short History of Man : "From The Malthusian Trap To the Industrial Revolution: Reflections on Social Evolution"...

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2.3. History Explained

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From Chapter 2 of A Short History of Man : "From The Malthusian Trap To the Industrial Revolution: Reflections on Social Evolution"...

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2.2. Economic History: The Problem

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From Chapter 2 of A Short History of Man : "From The Malthusian Trap To the Industrial Revolution: Reflections on Social Evolution"...

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