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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.

All Works

Obsessed by Megalomania

Free MarketsInterventionism

01/10/2013Mises Daily Articles
Desirable therefore is a world made up of thousands of Liechtensteins, Singapores and Hong Kongs.

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Mises on Secession

Free MarketsHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsInterventionism

10/19/2012Mises Daily Articles
If Mises stopped short of affirming the full right of individual secession, it was only because of what he regarded as technical grounds.

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The Politics of Johann Wolfgang Goethe

Free MarketsWorld History

02/01/2012Mises Daily Articles
Goethe favored small city-states with an integrated and free market between them.

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The Justice of Economic Efficiency

Philosophy and MethodologyPraxeology

01/05/2012Mises Daily Articles
In the following I present an a priori justification for the thesis that those means recommended by political economy are indeed efficient means for just ends.

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How Mises Rebuilt Economics

Praxeology

12/22/2011Mises Daily Articles
What is the logical status of the law of marginal utility or of the quantity theory of money? To answer this, Mises had to confront empiricism and historicism.

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