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Erik von Kuehnelt-Leddihn

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Erik von Kuehnelt-Leddihn (1909-1999) was an Austrian nobleman and socio-political theorist who described himself as an enemy of all forms of totalitarianism and as an "extreme conservative arch-liberal" or "liberal of the extreme right." Described as "A Walking Book of Knowledge," Kuehnelt-Leddihn had an encyclopedic knowledge of the humanities and was a polyglot, able to speak eight languages and read seventeen others. 

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The Cultural Background of Ludwig von Mises

BiographiesWar and Foreign PolicyWorld HistoryHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

07/31/2019Essays in Political Economy
Writing about the cultural background of Ludwig von Mises, an eminent former compatriot of mine, poses some difficulties: how to present you with a world radically different from yours, a world far away, which in many ways no longer exists.
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Chapter 3. Monarchy and War

War and Foreign Policy

06/06/2019Audio/Video
From The Myth of National Defense: Essays on the Theory and History of Security Production , edited by Hans-Hermann Hoppe.
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Monarchy and War

War and Foreign PolicyWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

05/10/2018The Journal of Libertarian Studies
It is important to understand the relationship between monarchy and war, and between monarchy and warfare.
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15_1_1.pdf

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The Cultural Background of Ludwig von Mises — New Formats Available

Austrian Economics OverviewHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

Erik von Kuehnelt-Leddihn's timeless essay "The Cultural Background of Ludwig von Mises" is now easier to read.
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The Mises and Hayek Critiques of Modern Political State

BiographiesPolitical Theory

02/02/2005Audio/Video
Presented as part of the Austrian Workshop seminar series. Recorded at Pebble Hill (Auburn, Alabama) on 17 November 1997.
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