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Von Mises, Ludwig 1881-1973

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Works: 533 works in 2,544 publications in 13 languages and 39,317 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author, Honoree, Creator, Editor, Dedicatee, Other, Author of introduction
Classifications: HB175, 335
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Most widely held works by Ludwig Von Mises
Human action : a treatise on economics by Ludwig Von Mises( Book )

197 editions published between 1949 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 2,608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La acción humana - La acción en el marco de la sociedad - El cálculo económico - La cataláctica o la teoría del mercado - La cooperación social en ausencia del mercado - El mercado intervenido - El lugar de la economía en la sociedad
Socialism : an economic and sociological analysis by Ludwig Von Mises( Book )

98 editions published between 1936 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,920 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The theory of money and credit by Ludwig Von Mises( Book )

118 editions published between 1912 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ludwig von Mises was the leading exponent of the Austrian School of economics throughout most of the twentieth century. He has long been regarded as a most knowledgeable and respected economist, even though his teachings were generally outside the mainstream. He wrote twenty-five books and hundreds of articles on human action, free markets, and political economy. When Ludwig von Mises wrote The Theory of Money and Credit in 1912 at the age of thirty-one, the world of economic thought was full of contending monetary theories, none of which could be considered truly united, in the sense of being at once securely founded on economic reality and also properly incorporated into an analysis of the entire economic system. This landmark book changed that for good. The Theory of Money and Credit integrated monetary theory into the main body of economic analysis for the first time, providing fresh, new insights into the nature of money and its role in the economy and bringing Mises into the front rank of European economists. -- Publisher description
Theory and history; an interpretation of social and economic evolution by Ludwig Von Mises( Book )

68 editions published between 1957 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theory and History is primarily a critique of Karl Marx, his materialism, and his prediction of the inevitability of socialism. Marx attributes the creation of tools and machines, as well as the economic structure of society, to undefined "material productive forces;" Mises rejects this materialistic view; he points out that tools and machines are actually created by individuals acting on the basis of non-materialistic ideas. This book discusses the theory of economics, i.e., the study of purposive human action, and with history, the record of the past actions of individuals. All actions are determined by ideas. Thoughts and ideas are "real things," Mises writes. "Although intangible and immaterial, they are factors in bringing about changes in the realm, of tangible and material things." Rather than rejecting the study of historical change as a "useless pastime," Mises considers it of the utmost practical importance. "History looks backward into the past, but the lesson it teaches concerns things to come." History opens the mind to an understanding of human nature, increases wisdom, and distinguishes civilized man from the barbarian. Moreover, historical knowledge is of the utmost importance in helping to anticipate and plan for the future. -- Publisher description
Bureaucracy by Ludwig Von Mises( Book )

96 editions published between 1944 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The anti-capitalistic mentality by Ludwig Von Mises( Book )

91 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Anti-Capitalistic Mentality by Austrian School economist and libertarian thinker Ludwig von Mises is an investigation into the psychological roots of the anti-capitalistic stance that is widespread in segments of the general population of the capitalist world. Von Mises suggests various reasons for this mentality, primarily his claim that free competition in the market economy allows no excuses of one's failures. Rather, he argues, it creates great incentive for one's desire for improvement and greater effort to succeed, as well as a greater reward for that success
The free and prosperous commonwealth; an exposition of the ideas of classical liberalism by Ludwig Von Mises( Book )

105 editions published between 1927 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book presents the theoretical and practical arguments for liberalism. Mises contrasts liberalism with other conceivable systems of social organization such as socialism, communism, and fascism. He is also more specific here than elsewhere in applying the liberal program to economic policy, domestic and foreign."--Jacket
Epistemological problems of economics by Ludwig Von Mises( Book )

49 editions published between 1960 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,082 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of essays on economic theory. Most of the essays originally appeared in the late 1920s in German journals devoted to the social sciences, with the original German language collection being issued in 1933
Omnipotent government, the rise of the total state and total war by Ludwig Von Mises( Book )

65 editions published between 1944 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,082 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although Mises's primary target is Nazism, there is a much broader application for his theories regarding the stifling effect totalitarian governments have on the development of technologies for improving the well-being of citizens. What he wrote in 1944 is still true today: "Mankind has not reached the stage of ultimate technological perfection. There is ample room for further progress and for further improvement of the standards of living. The creative and inventive spirit ... flourishes only where there is economic freedom."
The ultimate foundation of economic science : an essay on method by Ludwig Von Mises( Book )

53 editions published between 1962 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 929 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collectivist economic planning; critical studies on the possibilities of socialism by Friedrich A. von Hayek( Book )

38 editions published between 1935 and 2009 in English and held by 871 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Planned chaos by Ludwig Von Mises( Book )

25 editions published between 1947 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nation, state, and economy : contributions to the politics and history of our time by Ludwig Von Mises( Book )

27 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Om de økonomiske og politiske forudsætninger for og konsekvenser af 1. verdenskrig - i bl. a. Tyskland
Economic policy, thoughts for today and tomorrow by Ludwig Von Mises( Book )

40 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Planning for freedom, and other essays and addresses by Ludwig Von Mises( Book )

25 editions published between 1952 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A critique of interventionism by Ludwig Von Mises( Book )

38 editions published between 1929 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Method, process, and Austrian economics : essays in honor of Ludwig von Mises by Israel M Kirzner( Book )

9 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in English and German and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the manipulation of money and credit by Ludwig Von Mises( Book )

16 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interventionism : an economic analysis by Ludwig Von Mises( Book )

12 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Interventionism" provides Mises' analysis of the problems of government interference in business from the Austrian-school perspective. Written in 1940, before the United States was officially involved in World War II, this book offers a rare insight into the war economies of Hitler's Germany and Mussolini's Italy. Mises criticises the pre-World War II democratic governments for favouring socialism and interventionism over capitalist methods of production. Mises contends that government's economic role should be limited because of the negative political and social consequences of the economic policy of interventionism
Monetary and economic policy problems before, during, and after the Great War by Ludwig Von Mises( Book )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Socialism : an economic and sociological analysis
Alternative Names
Fon Mises, Ludvigs 1881-1973

Ludovicus von Mises

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Mi-sai-ssce, 1881-1973

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Mises L. H. E. von 1881-1973

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Mises Ludwig

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Mises Ludwig Edler Von

Mises, Ludwig, Edler von, 1881-1973

Mises, Ludwig Heinrich von.

Mises, Ludwig Heinrich von 1881-1973

Mises, Ludwig v. 1881-1973

Mises Ludwig Von

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Von Mises L. 1881-1973

Von Mises, L. (Ludwig), 1881-1973

Von Mises, Ludwig.

Von Mises Ludwig Edler

VonMises, Ludwig 1881-1973

Λούντβιχ φον Μίζες

Λούντβιχ φον Μίζες Αυστριακός οικονομολόγος

Лудвиг фон Мизес

Людвиг фон Мизес

Людвіг фон Мізес

Мизес Л. Г. Э. фон 1881-1973

Мизес Л. фон 1881-1973

Мизес, Людвиг фон 1881-1973

Мизес, Людвиг фон австрийский и американский экономист, историк, философ

Фон Мизес, Людвиг 1881-1973

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루트비히 폰 미제스

미제스, 루드비히 폰 1881-1973

미제스, 루트비히 폰 1881-1973

폰 미제스, 루드비히 1881-1973

폰 미제스, 루트비히 1881-1973

フォン・ミーゼス, ルートヴィヒ

ミ-ゼス, L. V. 1881-1973

ミーゼス

ミーゼス, ルドウイッヒ フォン

ルートヴィヒ・フォン・ミーゼス

米塞斯 1881-1973

米瑟斯, 路徳維希・馮

路德維希·馮·米塞斯

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Socialism : an economic and sociological analysisThe theory of money and creditTheory and history; an interpretation of social and economic evolutionBureaucracyThe anti-capitalistic mentalityThe free and prosperous commonwealth; an exposition of the ideas of classical liberalismEpistemological problems of economicsOmnipotent government, the rise of the total state and total war