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Hans-Hermann Hoppe

Works Published inAustrian Economics NewsletterThe AustrianSpeeches and PresentationsMises Daily ArticleThe Journal of Libertarian StudiesQuarterly Journal of Austrian EconomicsThe Free MarketReview of Austrian Economics, Volumes 1-10Libertarian PapersArticles of Interest

AwardsGary G. Schlarbaum Prize for Lifetime Defense of Liberty

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.

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Nationalism and Secession

08/21/2020Mises Wire
Secession increases ethnic, linguistic, religious, and cultural diversity, while in the course of centuries of centralization hundreds of distinct cultures were stamped out.
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Fallacies of the Public Goods Theory and the Production of Security

Philosophy and MethodologyProduction Theory

07/09/2020The Journal of Libertarian Studies
In this paper, Professor Hans-Hermann Hoppe offers an examination of the theory of public goods.
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Mises on Secession

Free MarketsHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsInterventionism

07/06/2020Mises Daily Articles
If Mises stopped short of affirming the full right of individual secession, it was only because of what he regarded as technical obstacles.
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Hoppe: The In-Depth Interview

BiographiesSocialismPrivate Property

02/28/2020The Austrian
Hans-Hermann Hoppe is a compelling figure: bold in his arguments, unstinting in his criticisms, and razor sharp with language and definitions. This interview goes in depth on a variety of subjects, many of which he seldom discusses publicly.
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The Importance (and Limits) of Subjectivism

Austrian Economics OverviewSubjectivism

12/20/2019Mises Media
Presented at the Mises Institute's "First Annual Advanced Instructional Conference in Austrian Economics" at Stanford University.
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