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The Foundations of Morality

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The Foundations of Morality
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Publisher: Von Mises Institute
ISBN/ASIN: B0026GU4RK
Number of pages: 414

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Here is Hazlitt's major philosophical work, in which he grounds a policy of private property and free markets in an ethic of classical utilitarianism, understood in the way Mises understood that term. In writing this book, Hazlitt is reviving an 18th and 19th century tradition in which economists wrote not only about strictly economic issues but also on the relationship between economics and the good of society in general.

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