Misess Human Action and Its Place in Science and Intellectual Culture
By Peter J. Boettke
This article appeared in the Spring 2020 issue of The Independent Review.
Ludwig von Misess Human Action may be the twentieth centurys best treatise of economics and political economy, but its hardly the best understood. Both fans and detractors have misconstrued the books emphasis on logical reasoning in the social sciences and its stress on ideas, rather than vested interests, as the prime mover of culture and politics.
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