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Man, Economy and State with Jeff Deist

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Today's solo show kicks off our reading of Rothbard's landmark Man, Economy, and State with a look at Chapter 1, "Fundamentals of Human Action." So much of what economics texts get wrong is laid out brilliantly here by Rothbard, who gives readers the basics of action, means/ends, time, ranking, factors of production, and capital in ...

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Today's solo show kicks off our reading of Rothbard's landmark Man, Economy, and State with a look at Chapter 1, "Fundamentals of Human Action." So much of what economics texts get wrong is laid out brilliantly here by Rothbard, who gives readers the basics of action, means/ends, time, ranking, factors of production, and capital in this 77 page master class. The short appendix at the end of the chapter alone is a bombshell—demystifying the correct form for economic analysis, and explaining why psychology is not praxeology. Don't miss this introduction to the book you know you need to read! 

Use the code HAPOD for a discount on Man, Economy, and State from our bookstore: Mises.org/BuyMES

Additional Resources

Man, Economy, and State: Mises.org/MES

Bob Murphy's Study Guide to Man, Economy, and StateMises.org/StudyMES

 

Jeff Deist
Jeff Deist is president of the Mises Institute. For many years he was an advisor to Ron Paul and a tax attorney specializing in mergers and acquisitions for private equity clients.

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