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Marxism Unmasked: From Delusion to Destruction (Mises Seminar Lectures, Vol. 2)

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We can't sit under Mises at his famous Vienna private seminar. We can't go back in time and attend his New York seminar, or follow him to his speaking engagements that he held in the 50s and 60s. But thanks to this second volume in a thrilling series (here is volume one), we do have access to what he said. He is warm, funny, passionate, and learned. This book provides a ca ...more
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Published 2006 by Foundation for Economic Education
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Ahmad  Ebaid
Feb 16, 2018 rated it it was amazing
"على سبيل المثال، في المدرسة يتعلم البعض؛ والبعض لا. هنالك اختلافات بين الرجال"

"الماركسية دون قناع، من الضلال للانحلال"
عن الفلسفة التي دمرت عصرنا، وسممت هممنا؛ فالكثير من الكتب والأفلام الرائجة اليوم، تفسر الأحداث الحالية بالماركسية الاشتراكية التي يعتنقها مؤلفوها.
طبقا لماركس، فالاختلاف الوحيد بين الرجال يرجع للتعليم. فلو تلقى "حمارا" و"دانتي اليجيري" تعليما بنفس الطريقة، فلن يكون هنالك اختلافا بينهما. وهذه الفكرة تخلق ضغطا فكريا على الضعفاء "المقصرين في حق أنفسهم"، وتقودهم الاشتراكية لتوجيه هذا
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Tamara
Dec 10, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This book is a written account of various lectures Mises has given in critique to the Communist Manifesto. It's a dense read that required me to reread to fully grasp the ideas he was presenting.
Bryan
This is a great critique of Marxism. It is the first critique that I have read that had any grasp of Marxism, and so could speak to it without unfounded judgments(I am sure that many would dispute this point). This is an economics lovers must read.
Eduardo Garcia-Gaspar
Jul 26, 2019 rated it really liked it
Un pequeño libro de 9 capítulos. Son conferencias de Mises en los EEUU, en los años 50. Fueron tomadas taquigráficamente y publicadas en este volumen. ¡Sensacional resultado!
La lectura es fácil, amena y clara. Tiene un tono menos formal que el de sus libros y en ocasiones parece estar uno escuchándolo y no leyéndolo. Aunque hay algunas partes un tanto densas.
¿Quiere usted saber algo sobre el marxismo? Este es el libro. Lo explica, critica y muestra sus contradicciones. El que esa teoría aún siga
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Haroldo Vital
Dec 17, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2018
"I am not in favor of the market economy and against socialism because
capitalists are very nice people. Some are; some are not. In that way they are no different from other people. I am for capitalism because it benefits mankind. I am not against socialism because socialists are bad people, but because it brings about a complete decline in everyone’s standard of living and destroys freedom." Ludwig von Mises
Петър Стойков
Марксизмът без маска е нов сбор от няколко лекции на Мизес, този път върху философията на Маркс и отново на сладката цена от 9 лв. за 100 страници (което само по себе си е fail). Фейл обаче са и самите лекции - вместо морално и логически да аргументират защо марксистката философия е философията на заблудата и разрухата, те по гореописаната метода сравняват философията на Маркс с най-различни други прашасали философи, а дори и това правят доста плитко и повърхностно.

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Nick
May 18, 2010 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Experienced econ/political theory readers
Not an intro text. If you want to know the strict Austrian/Misesian criticism of Marxism, here it is.
Giovani Salvador
Nov 20, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Back in the 50s Mises had developed a series of arguments against Marxism, in a moment where several nations were switching to socialism/communism type of government. It's sad that we had to see how Marx's theories destroyed nations along the years and keep doing its work these days. If we had listen to Mises properly....
Mises arguments vary from economic to cultural perspective, passing through all the contradictions that are constantly present in the left rhetoric. An ironic one was that Marx
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Anderson Paz
Feb 13, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Uma crítica virulenta à lógica marxista.
Thales Henrique
O conteúdo do livro é bom, mas, infelizmente, a tradução e a edição pecam. Há várias frases sem sentido ou com sentido inverso por causa de falta de palavras ou palavras erradas.
Phillip M Harris
Excellent

Brief but concise . Mises is a trusted source for learning about economic liberty and capitalism. Should be required reading in high schools.
Daniel Moss
This is a collection of 9 lectures by Mises. There is some very interesting history about Marx, marxism, socialism, and capitalism.
Felipe Costa
Nov 30, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Mises Smash.
É sempre incrível ler algo desse grande intelectual. O livro desmascara as várias contradições do sistema de pensamento criado por Karl Marx e Engels. Além disso, fala um pouco sobre juros, imposto, investimento externo, ciclo econômico, poupança, etc.
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Ludwig Heinrich Edler von Mises (German pronunciation: [ˈluːtvɪç fɔn ˈmiːzəs]; September 29, 1881 – October 10, 1973) was an Austrian economist, historian, philosopher, author, and classical liberal who had a significant influence on the modern free-market libertarian movement and the Austrian School.
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