Philosophers of Capitalism: Menger, Mises, Rand, and Beyond

Philosophers of Capitalism: Menger, Mises, Rand, and Beyond

By: Edward W. Younkins (editor), Sciabarra Sciabarra (contributor), Tibor R. Machan (contributor), Richard C. B. Johnsson (contributor), Jeffrey M. Herbener (contributor), Ricardo F. Crespo (contributor), Douglas B. Rasmussen (contributor), Rothbard Rothbard (contributor), Walter Block (contributor), Samuel Bostaph (contributor)Hardback

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Philosophers of Capitalism provides an interdisciplinary approach, attempting to discover the feasibility of an integration of Austrian Economics and Ayn Rand's philosophy of Objectivism. Edward W. Younkins supplies essays presenting the essential ideas of Carl Menger, Ludwig von Mises, and Ayn Rand, as well as scholarly essays discussing the theorists and the interaction of their theories.

About Author

Edward W. Younkins is Professor of Accountancy and Business Administration in the Department of Business at Wheeling Jesuit University.

Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction Part 2 Essential Ideas Chapter 3 Carl Menger's Austrian Aristotelianism Chapter 4 Misesian Praxeology as the Path to Progress Chapter 5 Ayn Rand's Philosophy for Living on Earth Part 6 Scholarly Perspectives Chapter 7 The Methodological Debate Between Carl Menger and the German Historicists Chapter 8 Truth in Economic Subjectivism Chapter 9 Ludwig von Mises and the Paradigm for our Age Chapter 10 Ludwig von Mises and the Austrian School of Economics Chapter 11 Rand on Obligation and Value Chapter 12 The Growing Industry in Ayn Rand Scholarship Chapter 13 Aristotle, Menger, Mises: An Essay in the Metaphysics of Economics Chapter 14 The Libertarian Minimal State? A Critique of the Views of Nozick, Levin, and Rand Chapter 15 Austrian "Subjectivism" vs. Objectivism Chapter 16 Reappraising Austrian Economics' Basic Tenets in the Light of Aristotelian Ideas Chapter 17 Praxeology, Economics, and Law: Issues and Implications Chapter 18 Reason in Economics versus Ethics Part 19 The Future Chapter 20 Toward the Development of a Paradigm for a Free Society

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780739110768
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 376
  • ID: 9780739110768
  • weight: 626
  • ISBN10: 0739110764

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