The Human Action Podcast

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Human Action Part Two with Dr. Robert Murphy

The Human Action Podcast

Tags Media and CultureAustrian Economics OverviewPolitical TheoryValue and Exchange

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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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 numerous books: Contra Krugman: Smashing the Errors of America's Most Famous Keynesian; Chaos Theory; Lessons for the Young Economist; Choice: Cooperation, Enterprise, and Human Action; The Politically Incorrect Guide to Capitalism; Understanding Bitcoin (with Silas Barta), among others. He is also host of The Bob Murphy Show.

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