From Marx to Mises: Post-Capitalist Society and the Challenge of Economic Calculation

From Marx to Mises: Post-Capitalist Society and the Challenge of Economic Calculation

David Ramsay Steele


In 1920, Ludwig von Mises proclaimed that each one makes an attempt to set up socialism may come to grief, for purposes of informational potency. in the beginning, socialists and economists took Mises's argument heavily, yet by way of the tip of the second one international warfare, a consensus prevailed that Mises were discredited. extra lately, that consensus has been quickly reversed: it's now greatly agreed that 'Mises used to be right'. but the momentous implications of the Mises argument - for economics, politics, tradition, and philosophy - stay principally unexplored. From Marx to Mises is a transparent, penetrating exposition of the industrial calculation debate, and a scrutiny of a few of the wider matters it increases.

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