The classic work by Mises. At a little over a thousand pages, the series of 4 books (including one which is only a glossary and an index) the work covers all the subjects of... Read morePublished on April 17 2009 by Nicolas M. Kirchberger
That much can be said of this great work. I will now address Walt Byars' criticisms of the Positive Theory of Time Preference (PTTP). Read morePublished on July 8 2004 by Reader
This is one of the great texts in Economics, philosophy, or any field for that matter.
However, there are some serious flaws that need to be dealt with. Read more
Simply the best, most comprehensive study of human action ever recorded. It is grounded in rational axioms and constructs an encompassing worldview around them.Published on March 7 2004 by Pyrrho
As shown by the reviews below, Human Action is the object of a libertarian cult, and regarded by some right-wingers as the greatest economic text of the 20th century (if not of all... Read morePublished on Oct. 27 2003
The Wall Street Jounral said it best with "-ought be on the shelf of every thinking man".Published on June 2 2003 by Michael Szyska
That is surely where Von Mises is - conversing amiably with the gods in his masterful, rational, clear and refined manner. The man was a wonder himself. Read morePublished on March 26 2003 by Avid Reader
A masterful volume. The breadth and scope of this work leaves one breathless. Oh, if only the world would read and understand this - we'd all be better off...Published on Feb. 5 2003 by S. OCALLAGHAN
I find Ludwig von Mises to be a tragic figure. Why?
1. He expresses himself in direct and to the point language; when speaking of syndicalism, "in short, it is... Read more