Did Mises Err ? Was He a Utilitarian ? : Reply to Block

  • J. Patrick Gunning
  • Published 2004


Walter Block's critique of my paper fails to address the main argument. It is that Ludwig von Mises's support for laissez faire comes from a comparison of the systems recommended by the ideologies of socialism, interventionism, and liberalism. Mises compares these systems according to the criterion of their capacity to achieve the goal of satisfying… (More)


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