Monthly Archives: February 2011

ANOTHER BRAIN DEAD ATTACK ON HAYEK

Here. The universities seem to crank out an endless supply of these non-serious leftist “intellectuals”.

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HAYEK & MISES — COMPARE & CONTRAST

Richard Ebeling and I have an extended discussion in the comments section of a post by Steve Horwitz, hashing out the commonalities shared by Friedrich Hayek and Ludwig Mises — and the differences which distinguish the work of each economist.

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WHAT DID HAYEK THINK OF ALFRED SCHUTZ?

Richard Ebeling tells us: Long ago (1975), when I was first becoming interested in Schutz’s writings on intersubjective structures of meaning and ideal types, I asked Hayek what he thought of Schutz and if Schutz had any influence on him. … Continue reading

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NGRAM — NEOCLASSICAL ECONOMICS VS AUSTRIAN ECONOMICS

The key event in the post-war rise of the word “neoclassical economics” seems to be Paul Simpson’s 1949 AER article, “Neoclassical Economics and Monetary Problems”, which defines neoclassical economics as: “[A] body of analysis derived from postulates concerning individual behavior … Continue reading

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NGRAM – CONSTITUTION OF LIBERTY

Note well: this in an NGRAM for the lower case expression “constitution of liberty”.

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NGRAM — SCIENTISM

The modern notion of “scientism” was introduced by Friedrich Hayek and Karl Popper in the mid-1940s, in Hayek’s journal Econometrica.

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