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Economic Point of View

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ISBN-10: 0865977348

ISBN-13: 9780865977341

Edition: 2009

Authors: Israel KIRZNER, Peter J. Boettke, Frederic E. Sautet

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The inaugural volume in Liberty Fund's new Collected Works of Israel M Kirzner series, "The Economic Point of View" contains Kirzner's 1960 doctoral dissertation under Ludwig von Mises, a work that established Kirzner as a careful and meticulous scholar of economics.
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Book details

List price: $14.50
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Liberty Fund, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/8/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 6.13" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Introduction to the Liberty Fund Edition
Introduction to the Second Edition
Author's Preface
On Defining the Economic Point of View
The Economic Point of View and the Scope of Economics
The Multitude of Economic Points of View
The Controversy Over the Utility of Definition
An Interpretation of the Controversy
The Economists and Their Definitions: The Classical Economists
The Economic Point of View: The Background of the Methodenstreit
Twentieth-Century Economic Points of View
The Science of Wealth and Welfare
The Emergence of Political Economy as the Science of Wealth
The Science of Material Wealth
The Science of Subsistence
The Science of Wealth Retained
Man Against Nature
From Wealth to Welfare
The Science of the Lower Side of Human Nature
The Science of Avarice; Getting the Most for the Least
The Science of Avarice
The Economic Principle
The "Economic Impulse"
Selfishness and "Non-Tuism"
Economics and Mechanics
Economics, the Market, and Society
Economics and Catallactics
Exchange and the Propensity to Truck
Exchange and the Division of Labor
The "Purely Formal" Concept of Exchange
Exchange and the Economic System
Economics, the Economy, and the Volkswirtschaft
Economy and Society
Economic Affairs, Money, and Measurement
Money, Wealth, and Exchanges
Money as the Measuring Rod
Money as a Universal Measuring Rod
Measurement and Economics
Money and Price-Economics
Money as an Economic Institution
Economics and Economizing
The Economics of Professor Robbins
Scarcity and Economics
Economizing and Maximization
The Character of Robbins's Definition
The "Breadth" of Robbins's Definition
The "Formalism" of Robbins's Definition
The Nature of Ends and Means
"Given" Ends and Means
Single End and Multiple Ends
Economics and Ethics: The Positive and the Normative
The Nature of Economic Science and the Significance of Macroeconomics
Economics as a Science of Human Action
The Sciences of Human Action
The Emergence of the Praxeological View of Economics
Max Weber and Human Action
Acting Man and Economizing Man: Mises and Robbins
Praxeology and Purpose
Praxeology and Rationality
The Assumption of Constant Wants-The Praxeological Context
Praxeology, Apriorism, and Operationalism
The Economic Point of View and Praxeology
Becker-Kirzner Debate
Irrational Behavior and Economic Theory
Rational Action and Economic Theory
Rational Action and Economic Theory: A Reply to I. Kirzner
Rational Action and Economic Theory: Rejoinder