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Capitalism: A Treatise on Economics

  • Capitalism by George Reisman
July 20, 2005

Tags Austrian Economics OverviewInterventionismPhilosophy and Methodology

George Reisman was a student of Mises's, a translator of his work, and, as he demonstrates in this outstanding treatise, a leading theorist in the Misesian tradition. This mammoth exposition deals with the method and theory of economics, and particularly excels in its application to matters of policy. Its sections on price controls, money, banking, and environmentalism apply Misesian theory to new times and new literature. The author deals patiently but devastatingly with the arguments of the interventionists. The end result is an integrated understanding of the theory and ethics of the capitalist economy.

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1996. Ottawa, Illinois: Jameson Books, pp.16-120. Purchase.