Praxeology

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On Methodology in Economics

Philosophy and MethodologyPraxeology

03/28/2012Mises Daily Articles
If we had to condense Ludwig von Mises's methodological position, we would have to phrase the question as follows: "How is economics possible?"...

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Praxeology Over Positivism

Praxeology

03/26/2012Mises Daily Articles
Professional economists' certainty with regard to models crafted out of fragmentary data is misguided and has hastened the expansion of the total state.

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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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A Priori Theory and Sound Money

Gold StandardPraxeology

11/17/2011Mises Daily Articles
A priori theory shows us that deviating from the sound-money principle leads to disastrous economic, social, and political damage.

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In Defense of Mises's Utilitarianism

Free MarketsPraxeology

10/07/2011Mises Daily Articles
When a moral code is adopted in society, approbation and good will for following the code, as well as reprobation and ill will for violating it, become common.

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The Utilitarian Foundation of Morality

Praxeology

09/30/2011Mises Daily Articles
Do you find utilitarianism convincing, or do you subscribe to natural-law or argumentation ethics instead? They need not contradict.

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Human Action Is Purposeful Action

History of the Austrian School of EconomicsPraxeology

08/19/2011Mises Daily Articles
The knowledge that human action is purposeful action has nothing to do with psychology.

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Praxeology: The Method of Economics

Austrian Economics OverviewPraxeology

07/26/2011Audio/Video
Recorded at Mises University 2011. Includes an introduction by Mark Thornton.

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