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Volume 23  Number 2  •  Fall 2018
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Gordon Tullock, Praxeology, and the Qualities of a Natural-Born Misesian
By Peter J. Boettke, Rosolino A. Candela
This article appeared in the Fall 2018 issue of The Independent Review

Gordon Tullock, like Austrian School economist Ludwig von Mises, understood omo economicus as a purposive agent for whom choice is open-ended, rather than a close-ended decision to maximize given ends using given means. Both scholars also held that the proper goal of the social scientist is to explore how various institutional settings influence human action.

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Other Independent Review articles by Peter J. Boettke
    Winter 2019   Stephen Margolis’s Contributions to Economics and Political Economy
    Fall 2017   A Legacy of Lies and Lost Souls
    Winter 2016   Pessimistically Optimistic about the Future
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Other Independent Review articles by Rosolino A. Candela
    Fall 2018   How Democracies Die

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