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Philosophers of capitalism

Menger, Mises, Rand, and beyond

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Published by Lexington Books in Lanham, MD .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Menger, Carl, 1840-1921,
  • Von Mises, Ludwig, 1881-1973,
  • Rand, Ayn,
  • Capitalism -- Philosopy

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementedited by Edward W. Younkins.
    ContributionsYounkins, Edward Wayne, 1948-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHB501 .P4183 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3397904M
    ISBN 100739110764, 0739110772
    LC Control Number2005011067


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