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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (230 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Ludwig von Mises Narrator: Wanda McCaddon Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc. Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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In 1927, classical liberalism, based on a belief in individualism, reason, capitalism, and free trade, was dying, when one of the 20th century's greatest social thinkers wrote this combative and convincing restatement. Nowhere are the key principles of Mises' philosophy better represented than in this timeless work.

Mises was a careful and logical theoretician who believed that ideas rule the world, and this especially comes to light in Liberalism.

The ultimate outcome of the struggle between liberalism and totalitarianism, say Mises, will not be decided by arms, but by ideas. It is ideas that group men into fighting factions, that press the weapons into their hands, and that determine against whom and for whom the weapons shall be used. It is they alone, and not arms, that, in the last analysis, turn the scales.

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  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Diego | 11/24/2013

    " Mises at his best. As the name suggests, this great economist shows clearly and straight what is liberalism. Mandatory reading for those studying Austrian Economics. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Bima Manggala putra | 9/2/2013

    " too much denial in this book, the liberal also limited by economic distinction, it's not worthy time to read, there a lot worthy book with other title. I recommend work of John Stuart Mill "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Trent | 8/5/2013

    " Fantastic overview of classical neoliberalism. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Brian Mullis | 8/2/2013

    " Comprehensive justification of liberalism as a social system. "

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