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Human Action Part Two with Dr. Robert Murphy

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03/13/2020Jeff DeistRobert P. Murphy

Our friend  and economist Dr. Robert Murphy joins the show for a discussion of Part Two in Human Action, "Action Within the Framework of Society."

This is a great discussion of Mises's view of society and cooperation; Mises on Darwin; the Ricardian Law of Association; the case for treating ideological differences as purely ideological; Mises's utilitarianism as it relates to democracy and anarchism, and the critical importance of exchange and monetary calculation in developing society. 

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Additional Resources

Human Action: Mises.org/HumanAction

Bob Murphy's Study Guide to Human Action: Mises.org/Study

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Contact Jeff Deist

Jeff Deist is president of the Mises Institute. He previously worked as chief of staff to Congressman Ron Paul, and as an attorney for private equity clients. Contact: email; twitter.

Contact Robert P. Murphy

Robert P. Murphy is a Senior Fellow with the Mises Institute. He is the author of many books. His latest is Contra Krugman: Smashing the Errors of America's Most Famous KeynesianHis other works include Chaos Theory, Lessons for the Young Economist, and Choice: Cooperation, Enterprise, and Human Action (Independent Institute, 2015) which is a modern distillation of the essentials of Mises's thought for the layperson. Murphy is co-host, with Tom Woods, of the popular podcast Contra Krugman, which is a weekly refutation of Paul Krugman's New York Times column. He is also host of The Bob Murphy Show.

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