Human Action: A Treatise on Economics

Ludwig von Mises
Mises, Ludwig von
(1881-1973)
CEE
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First Pub. Date
1949
Publisher/Edition
Irvington-on-Hudson, NY: The Foundation for Economic Education
Pub. Date
1996
Comments
4th revised edition. Foreword by Bettina Bien Greaves.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Cover
Table of Contents
About the Book and Author
Foreword to Fourth Edition, by Bettina Bien Greaves
Foreword to the Third Edition
Introduction
Part ONE HUMAN ACTION
I. Acting Man
II. The Epistemological Problems of the Sciences of Human Action
III. Economics and the Revolt Against Reason
IV. A First Analysis of the Category of Action
V. Time
VI. Uncertainty
VII. Action Within the World
Part TWO ACTION WITHIN THE FRAMEWORK OF SOCIETY
VIII. Human Society
IX. The Role of Ideas
X. Exchange Within Society
Part THREE ECONOMIC CALCULATION
XI. Valuation Without Calculation
XII. The Sphere of Economic Calculation
XIII. Monetary Calculation as a Tool of Action
Part FOUR CATALLACTICS OR ECONOMICS OF THE MARKET SOCIETY
XIV. The Scope and Method of Catallactics
XV. The Market
XVI. Prices
XVII. Indirect Exchange
XVIII. Action in the Passing of Time
XIX. Interest
XX. Interest, Credit Expansion, and the Trade Cycle
XXI. Work and Wages
XXII. The Nonhuman Original Factors of Production
XXIII. The Data of the Market
XXIV. Harmony and Conflict of Interests
Part FIVE SOCIAL COOPERATION WITHOUT A MARKET
XXV. The Imaginary Construction of a Socialist Society
XXVI. The Impossibility of Economic Calculation Under Socialism
Part SIX THE HAMPERED MARKET ECONOMY
XXVII. The Government and the Market
XXVIII. Interference by Taxation
XXIX. Restriction of Production
XXX. Interference with the Structure of Prices
XXXI. Currency and Credit Manipulation
XXXII. Confiscation and Redistribution
XXXIII. Syndicalism and Corporativism
XXXIV. The Economics of War
XXXV. The Welfare Principle Versus the Market Principle
XXXVI. The Crisis of Interventionism
Part SEVEN THE PLACE OF ECONOMICS IN SOCIETY
XXXVII. The Nondescript Character of Economics
XXXVIII. The Place of Economics in Learning
XXXIX. Economics and the Essential Problems of Human Existence
Footnotes
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