Praxeology

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Hans-Hermann Hoppe: Praxeology as Methodology

Praxeology

01/29/2016Audio/Video
Hans-Hermann Hoppe explains why praxeology is the proper economic methodology.

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Defending the Undefendable 2

Calculation and KnowledgePhilosophy and MethodologyPraxeologySubjectivism

01/11/2016Books
Walter Block has assembled thirty chapters defending behavior that is probably offensive to most Americans, such as dwarf tossing and stereotyping, and many that are downright illegal, such as dueling and smuggling. Plus, he's provided us with humorous cartoons at the end of many chapters. The...
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Robert Murphy: Human Action

Austrian Economics OverviewPraxeology

12/18/2015Audio/Video
Bob Murphy lays out how we should go about understanding economics.

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The Week in Review: December 12, 2015

Booms and BustsCorporate WelfareThe FedTaxes and SpendingCalculation and KnowledgeCapital and Interest TheoryPhilosophy and MethodologyPraxeologyValue and Exchange

12/12/2015Mises Wire
The world waits to see if next week is finally the week that the Fed announces its rate hike. Can the economy survive whatever small bump the Fed deals out? Perhaps, but that won’t change the inherent instability of our current monetary regime...

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No, "Big Data" Can’t Predict the Future

Calculation and KnowledgePhilosophy and MethodologyPraxeology

12/07/2015Mises Wire
We've been told that with enough data, we can use sophisticated computing methods to predict the future. That often works with the physical sciences, but predicting human action is something else altogether...

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Praxeology of Coercion: Catallactics vs. Cratics

Austrian Economics OverviewPraxeology

11/19/2015Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
In this paper, a “praxeology of coercion,” or, more precisely, an analysis of interpersonal actions involving threats, is developed. This is an attempt to further the analysis of human action as defined by Mises...

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Ludwig von Mises, Genius?

Austrian Economics OverviewCalculation and KnowledgePraxeologyPrivate Property

09/29/2015Mises Wire
Never published before, this short essay about Ludwig von Mises by his personal assistant, Bettina Bien Greaves, outlines what it was about Mises's creativity and scholarship that made him truly unique...

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Praxeology: The Method of Economics

Praxeology

07/20/2015Audio/Video
Recorded at the Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama, on 20 July 2015.

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An Outline of a Praxeological Theory of Politics

Political TheoryPraxeology

06/06/2015Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
This paper provides an outline of politics, and argues that elements of an a priori theory of politics can be found in the writings of Austrian school scholars, although they have not yet been grouped under a specific field.

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The "Natural Interest Rate" Is Always Positive and Cannot Be Negative

Money and BanksPraxeology

04/09/2015Audio/Video
We're now in the world of negative interest rates, and Mises’s insights about human action are the key to understanding the implications of this, and in understanding the impossibility of a negative “natural” or “originary” interest rate, writes Thorsten Polleit ...

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