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Imperialism and Social Classes

BooksJanuary 16, 2007
Shumpeter presents a theory of how states become empires and applies his insight to explaining many historical episodes.

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Social Economics

BooksJune 15, 2009
Wieser sums up, systematizes, and extends Austrian School doctrines.

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A Theory of Socialism and Capitalism

BooksJuly 20, 2005
Hoppe argues that there are only two possible archetypes in economic affairs: socialism and capitalism.

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History of American Socialisms

BooksAugust 4, 2009
It is certainly high time that Socialists should begin to take lessons from experience; and for this purpose, that they should chasten their confidence in flattering theories, and turn their attention to actual events.

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The Theory of Social Economy

BooksAugust 25, 2009
The object of all economic activity is to satisfy human wants. The satisfaction of these wants is impossible without activity of some sort, but the actual satisfaction itself is not included within the concept of economic activity.

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Reflections on the Failure of Socialism

BooksMay 26, 2009
Almost everyone who cares earnestly about freedom is aroused against the Communists. But it is not only the Communists, it is in a more subtle way the Socialists who are blocking the efforts of the free world to recover its poise and its once-firm resistance to tyranny.

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The Forging of American Socialism

BooksJune 16, 2009
At the instigation of Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, the headquarters of the first International Workingmen's Association, mortally ill from the wasting disease of Bakunin anarchism, was transferred in 1872 from London to New York, to let it die in peace and obscurity. The communist leaders...

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Socialism: An Economic and Sociological Analysis

BooksFebruary 22, 2006
Ludwig von Mises’s Socialism is the most important critical examination of socialism ever written...

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The Social Crisis of Our Time

BooksAugust 28, 2009
Wilhelm Ropke The Social Crisis of Our Time

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Socialism and International Economic Order

BooksJanuary 10, 2007
Elisabeth Tamedly argues that socialism — despite its internationalist aspirations — is not capable of accomplishing stable international peace and order.

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Investigations into the Method of the Social Sciences

BooksMarch 28, 2009
Here is the book that gave the Austrian School its name. Menger — the founder of the School — lays the foundation for later developments by Mises and others.

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Libertad O Socialismo (Liberty or Socialism)

BooksMarch 6, 2009
oppe combines the Austrian School of economics, Aristotelian-Thomistic natural law, and a foreign policy of non-intervention into a systematic defense of human freedom.

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Boundaries of Order: Private Property as a Social System

BooksMay 26, 2009
Boundaries of Order provides a completely fresh look at a marvelous intellectual apparatus by a mature intellectual who has been writing on law, economics, and history for four decades.

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Fabian Freeway: High Road to Socialism in the U.S.A.

BooksJuly 17, 2009
Fabian Freeway documents the rise and progress of socialism in Britain and the United States and tells the story of the many early triumphs of the philosophy of socialist incrementalism known as Fabian Socialism

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What Social Classes Owe Each Other

BooksJune 27, 2007
What the Social Classes Owe to Each Other asks a crucially important question: does any class or interest group have the duty and burden of fighting the battles of life for any other class or of solving the social problems to the satisfaction of any other class or group?

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Calculation and Coordination: Essays on Socialism and Transitional Political Economy

BooksJuly 20, 2005
This collection of essays brings together some of Boettke's key writings on a variety of economic issues.

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The Free Market and Its Enemies: Pseudo-Science, Socialism, and Inflation

BooksMarch 25, 2009
None of us have the chance to study directly under Mises as classroom lecturer, but this book gets us as close to that ideal as is possible.

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Theory and History: An Interpretation of Social and Economic Evolution

BooksJuly 20, 2005
Mises defends his all-important idea of methodological dualism: one approach to the hard sciences and another for the social sciences.

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Railway Socialism and Safety

Mises DailyMay 21, 2015
In the wake of the Amtrak railway disaster, we’re likely to hear that the solution to the problem is more tax funding and regulation. Few will suggest privatizing the railways. But the historical record suggests that privatization does indeed make for safer railroads...

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The Social and Political Philosophy of Adam Ferguson: A Commentary on his Essay on the History of Civil Society

BooksJuly 10, 2007
Ronald Hamowy's dissertation submitted in candidacy for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy at the University of Chicago, August 1969...

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