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Eugen Richter and Late German Manchester Liberalism: A Reevaluation

Institute PublicationsJuly 20, 2005
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Eugen Richter

Eugen Richter

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Eugen (often Anglicized as "Eugene") Richter (1838–1906) was a German politician and journalist. He was one of the greatest critics of the policies of Otto von Bismarck. His books include...

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Pictures of the Socialistic Future

Written in 1893, it is a novel of life under socialism by Eugene Richter, a German liberal of the 19th century.

The New State Cookshops

"All the portions served out are of the same size. One insatiable fellow today who asked for more was rightly...

Eugen Richter and the End of German Liberalism

Mises DailyJune 21, 2010
He represented the liberal movement that embraced all civilized nations. Malice has now been replaced by neglect.

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1. On the Literature of Liberalism

Online Text Page from Liberalism: In the Classical Tradition, Ch. Appendix

In order to keep this book from becoming overlong, I have had to be brief. I considered myself all the more justified in being so since I have already treated thoroughly all the basic problems of liberalism in a series of comprehensive books and essays.

For the reader who wishes to acquire a more exhaustive understanding of these matters, I append the following compilation of the most important literature.

Pictures of the Socialistic Future

BooksNovember 21, 2009
Written in 1893, it is a novel of life under socialism by Eugene Richter, a German liberal of the 19th century.

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The Other War that Never Ends: A Survey of Some Recent Literature on World War I

Mises DailyApril 19, 2004
The first World War might also be called the war that never ends, writes Ralph Raico.

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29. Capital and Interest: Eugen von Böhm-Bawerk and the Discriminating Reader

Online Text Page from Economic Freedom and Interventionism, Ch. III. Mises As Critic

The publication of a new English-language translation of Böhm-Bawerk's monumental work on Capital and Interest1 raises an important question.

Eugen Böhm-Bawerk

Eugen von Böhm-Bawerk

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Eugen von Böhm-Bawerk was a leading member of the Austrian School of economics. His major contributions were in the areas of capital and interest and helped pave the way for...

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Recent Literature on Interest

Böhm-Bawerk takes on...

The Positive Theory of Capital
This is the second book in the series of Böhm-Bawerk translations by Scottish economist William Smart, originally...

Biography of Eugen von Böhm-Bawerk (1851-1914)

BooksAugust 1, 2007
Eugen von Böhm-Bawerk (Born February 12, 1851; Died 1914) was in the right place at the right time to contribute importantly to the development of Austrian economics. Studying at the University of Vienna, he was twenty years old when Carl Menger's Principles of Economics appeared in print in...

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Literature and the Economics of Liberty: Spontaneous Order in Culture

BooksDecember 4, 2009
In a welcome change of critical perspective, Paul Cantor and Stephen Cox give an economic interpretation of literature from a pro-market point of view, not the standard Marxism take.

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Recent Literature on Interest

BooksSeptember 15, 2007
Böhm-Bawerk takes on alternatives to the Austrian theory he presents in previous books and clarifies the case.

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The Ron Paul of the Second Reich

BlogMarch 28, 2012

In his recent wonderful book, Classical Liberalism and the Austrian School, Ralph Raico gives Eugen Richter (1830-1906), the neglected hero of authentic German liberalism, his due. As I read the...

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Control or Economic Law

BooksFebruary 18, 2010
This is Eugen Böhm von Bawerk's scientific — but impassioned — call for economic liberalization.

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The Meaning of Ludwig von Mises

BooksAugust 10, 2010
This collection of essays is both a restatement and extension of the major contributions of Mises in epistemology, history, econom­ics, and political philosophy. Mises began constructing the high ground on the foundation provided by Carl Menger and Eugen von Bohm-Bawerk...

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Free Banking: Theory, History, and a Laissez-Faire Model

BooksJuly 29, 2008
Published in 1993, this is a formalization and extension of literature in the free banking area, with important correctives and clarifications.

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Austro-Libertarian Themes in Three Prague Authors: Capek, Kafka, and Hašek

Audio/VideoMarch 22, 2012
Session on Literature and Liberty. Recorded 10 March 2012 at the Ludwig von Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama. [19:15]

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The Anatomy of Criticism: A Trialogue

BooksFebruary 8, 2007
Hazlitt has his characters debate the question of literary value, and pushes forward the proposition that the value of literature is discerned and revealed through the operation of the "social mind."...

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Eugen von Böhm-Bawerk's "Value, Cost, and Marginal Utility": Notes on the Translation

Institute Publications
Böhm-Bawerk is the most important Austrian economist after Ludwig von Mises. The author says this on the basis of the fact that his writings provide by far the best and most comprehensive development

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Studies in the Theory of International Trade

BooksJune 15, 2009
In the English economic literature prior to Adam Smith, the most pervasive and the most emphasized doctrine is the importance of having an excess of exports over imports. To this doctrine and the trade regulations which it inspired, Adam Smith, following the usage of some of the Physiocrats, gave...

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