Recapitulation and Final Thoughts

  • Alexander Linsbichler
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Abstract

Following a reflection on the method of rational reconstruction, the golden thread running through the book is recapitulated, emphasizing the new or controversial claims: Ludwig von Mises explicated praxeology in order to solve the problem of induction for the social sciences. Praxeology framed and defended as a conventionalist research program, accompanied by thymology and other empirical disciplines, is a legitimate and promising scientific endeavor with points of contact to mainstream economics and philosophy of science. The last words are surrendered to Richard von Mises.

Keywords

Austrian School of Economics Ludwig von Mises Mainstream economics Richard von Mises Apriorism Research program 

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  • Alexander Linsbichler
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  1. 1.University of ViennaWienAustria

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