9780865976702

The Anti-capitalistic Mentality

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  • ISBN13:

    9780865976702

  • ISBN10:

    0865976708

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2006-11-01
  • Publisher: Liberty Fund

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Summary

In The Anti-capitalistic Mentality, the respected economist Ludwig von Mises plainly explains the causes of the irrational fear and hatred many intellectuals and others feel for capitalism. In five concise chapters, he traces the causation of the misunderstandings and resultant fears that cause resistance to economic development and social change. He enumerates and rebuts the economic arguments against and the psychological and social objections to economic freedom in the form of capitalism. Written during the heyday of twentieth-century socialism, this work provides the reader with lucid and compelling insights into human reactions to capitalism.

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
The Social Characteristics of Capitalism and the Psychological Causes of Its Vilification
The Ordinary Man's Social Philosophy
Literature under Capitalism
The Noneconomic Objections to Capitalism
""Anticommunism"" versus Capitalism
Index
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