Saturday, September 29, 2007

Intellectual Giant

Mises: The Last Knight of Liberalism
by Jorg Guido Hulsmann

The Ludwig von Mises Institute has just published a "magisterial book for today and the ages, one that inspires awe for both the subject and the author who accomplished the seemingly impossible: a sweeping intellectual biography, constructed from original sources, of the 20th century's most astonishing dissident intellectual. It has the apparatus of a great scholarly work but the drama of a classic novel."

This book is available from You can read the preface to the book at the von Mises website.


Author Jörg Guido Hülsmann discussing the life of Ludwig von Mises and sharing excerpts from his master treatise on Mises's life and work.

Liberty and Economics: Mises was the twentieth century's foremost economist, and one of its most important champions of Liberty.

Reason Magazine Senior Editor Brian Doherty discusses his book "Radicals for Capitalism: A Freewheeling History of the Modern American Libertarian Movement." April 15, 2007, Cody's Book Store, Berkeley, CA.


Human Action by Ludwig von Mises, 1949.

"Life of a Hero" by Warren Gibson, Liberty Magazine, March 2008.


"Mises and Austrian Economics: A Personal View" by Ron Paul. Full text online: