Philosophy and Methodology

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Remembering Oskar Morgenstern

History of the Austrian School of EconomicsOther Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog01/25/2017
Morganstern is best known as the co-developer of modern game theory with John von Neumann in their 1944 book, The Theory of Games and Economic Behavior.

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Conceived in Liberty: The Medieval Communes of Europe

World HistoryPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Blog01/24/2017
The urban "communes" of medieval Europe were the early cradle of economic and political freedoms that would transform Europe in later centuries.

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Must Libertarians Be Individualists?

Philosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Blog01/19/2017
Contrary to the claim that they want for all a "self-sufficient" life in isolation, libertarians assume there is great value in voluntary cooperation.

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Ludwig von Mises as a Social Rationalist

Philosophy and Methodology

Blog01/17/2017

Joseph Salerno's essay "Ludwig von Mises as a Social Rationalist," is now available in a new easier-to-read version.

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What European Integration Should Look Like

World HistoryPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Blog01/12/2017

The European Union could have been a mere union of states committed to increasing free trade and free movement. But, it has become nothing of the sort.

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We Need Less Politics and More Private Governance

World HistoryPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Blog01/08/2017

One of the most important things we can do is explain how markets, and not government intervention, are our best hope for a prosperous society.

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Italian Literature and Libertarian Theory

Philosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Blog12/22/2016

Jo Ann Cavallo and Carlo Lottieri have edited a valuable collection of essays applying Austrian and libertarian insights to Italian literature.

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Economic Science Has Been Hijacked

U.S. EconomyAustrian Economics OverviewPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog12/16/2016

Many people continue to think that "economics is hard" and can't be understood by ordinary people. It doesn't have to be this way.

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What Does it Mean To Be "Mainstream"?

Philosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Blog12/02/2016

Robbing Peter to pay Paul is now the mainstream in American politics. The key problem lies in changing what it means to be "mainstream."

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The Government Won't Make America Great Again

U.S. HistoryPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Blog11/09/2016

America's success stems from its limitation of state power. Unfortunately, it's not clear that Donald Trump realizes this.

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