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Boettke, Peter J.

  • Boettke, Peter J. (ed.). The Elgar Companion to Austrian Economics . Edward Elgar Publishing Limited, England,1994.

Böhm-Bawerk, Eugen von

  • Böhm-Bawerk, Eugen von. “The Austrian Economists,” Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science . Vol. 1, 1891, pp. 361-384.
  • Böhm-Bawerk, Eugen von. Capital and Interest . Compilation of original publications in 1884, 1889 amd 1909, trans.George D. Huncke and Hans F. Sennholz. South Holland: Libertarian Press, 1959.

Brentano, Franz

  • Brentano, Franz. Psychology From an Empirical Standpoint . Original publication 1874, trans. L.L. McAlister.London: Routledge & Kegal Paul, 1973.
  • Brentano, Franz . The Origin of Our Knowledge of Right and Wrong . Original publication 1889, trans. RoderickM. Chisholm and Elizabeth H. Schneewind. New York: Humanities Press, 1969.
  • Brentano, Franz. The True and the Evident . Original publication 1930, trans. R.M. Chisholm. London: Routledge& Kegal Paul, 1961.

Correas, Carlos I. Massini

  • Correas, Carlos I. Massini. La Falacia de la Falacia Naturalista . Mendoza, Argentina: Editorial Idearium de laUniversidad de Mendoza, 1995.

Chisholm, Roderick M.

  • Chisholm, Roderick M. Brentano and Meinong Studies . Amsterdam: Rodopi, 1982.
  • Chisholm, Roderick M. Person and Object: A Metaphysical Study . London: Allen and Unwin, 1976.

Crespo, Ricardo F.

  • Crespo, Ricardo F. La Economía como Ciencia Moral . Ediciones de la Universidad Católica Argentina, 1997.

Cubeddu, Raimondo

  • Cubeddu, Raimondo. The Philosophy of the Austrian School . Trans. Rachel M. Costa. New York: Routledge,1993.

Czezowski, Tadeusz

  • Czezowski, Tadeusz. “Ethics as an Empirical Discipline”. Original publication 1989, trans.Czeslaw Porebski in Polish Value Theory . Joint publication of the Cracow Academy of Economics and theJaggiellonian University, 1996, pp. 121-128.

Dewey, John

  • Dewey, John. Theory of Valuation . Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1939.

Duncker, K.

  • Duncker, K. “On Pleasure, Emotion, and Striving”. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research . Vol. 1, 1941, pp. 391-430.

Dziemidok, Bohdan

  • Dziemidok, Bohdan. “Ingarden's Theory of Values and the Evaluation of the Work of Art “. On the Aesthetics of Roman Ingarden, (eds.) B. Dziemidok and P. McCormick. Boston:Academic Publishers, 1989.

Eaton, Howard O.

  • Eaton, Howard O. The Austrian Philosophy of Value . Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1930.

Ehrenfels, Christian von

  • Ehrenfels, Christian von. “On Gestalt Qualities”. Original publication 1890, trans. Barry Smithin Foundations of Gestalt Theory, (ed.) Barry Smith. München: Philosophia Verlag, 1988.
  • Ehrenfels, Christian von. “The Ethical Theory of Value”. International Journal of Ethics . Vol. 6, 1896, pp. 371-384.
  • Ehrenfels, Christian von. “Werttheorie und Ethik”. Vierteljahrschrift für wissenschaftliche Philosophie . Vol. 17, 1893, and Vol. 18, 1894.

Fabian, R.

  • Fabian, R. Leben und Wirken von Christian von Ehrenfels . Amsterdam: Rodopi, 1986.

Findlay, J.N.

  • Findlay, J.N. Meinong's Theory of Objects and Values . London: Clarendon, 1963.

Gilbert, Margaret

  • Gilbert, Margaret. On Social Facts . Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1989.

Golaszewska, Maria

  • Golaszewska, Maria. “Aesthetic Values in Ingarden's System of Philosophy”. Roman Ingarden and Contemporary Polish Aesthetics . Warszawa: Polish Scientific Publishers,1975.

Gracia, Jorge J.E.

  • Gracia, Jorge J.E. “El Valor Como Cualidad Relacional”. Dianoia Anuario de Filosofía . Año XIX, Núm 19, 1973, pp. 173-178.
  • Gracia, Jorge J.E. “The Ontological Status of Value”. The Modern Schoolman . Vol. LIII, No. 4, May 1976, pp. 393-397.

Grassl, Wolfgang

  • Grassl, Wolfgang. “Christian von Ehrenfels als Werttheoretiker” in Philosophie Schriften . R. Fabian (ed.). München: Philosophia Verlag, 1982.
  • Grassl, Wolfgang and Barry Smith (eds.). Austrian Economics . New York: New York University Press, 1986.

Frondizi, Risieri

  • Frondizi, Risieri. “Value as a Gestalt Quality”. The Journal of Value Inquiry . Vol. VI, No. 3, Fall 1972, pp. 163-184.
  • Frondizi, Risieri. What is Value? . LaSalle, IL: Open Court Publishing, 1971.

Hartmann, Nicolai

  • Hartmann, Nicolai. Ethics . Original publication 1926, trans. Staton Coit. New York: Allen & Unwin, 1932.

Hayek, Friedrich A. von

  • Hayek, Friedrich A. von. Individualism and Economic Order . Original publication 1948. Chicago: University of ChicagoPress, 1980.
  • Hayek, Friedrich A. von. “Three Sources of Human Values”, Law, Legislation and Liberty . Vol. III. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1973.
  • Hayek, Friedrich A. von. New Studies in Philosophy, Politics, Economics and the History of Ideas . Chicago: Universityof Chicago Press, 1978.
  • Hayek, Friedrich A. von. Prices and Production . Original publication 1931. New York: Augustus M. Kelly Publishers,1967.
  • Hayek, Friedrich A. von. Profits, Interest and Investment . Original publication 1939. Clifton: Augustus M. KellyPublishers, 1975.
  • Hayek, Friedrich A. von. “Rules, Perception, and Intelligibility”. Proceedings of the British Academy . Vol. 48, 1962, pp. 321-344.
  • Hayek, Friedrich A. von. The Fatal Conceit . Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1988.
  • Hayek, Friedrich A. von. The Sensory Order . Original publication 1952. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1976.

Heider, Fritz

  • Heider, Fritz. “Gestalt Theory: Early History and Reminiscences”. Journal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences . Vol. 6, 1970, pp. 131-139.

Hull, Richard T.

  • Hull, Richard T. “Why be moral? A retort to a response to a reply .“. The Journal of Value Inquiry . Vol. 30, No. 1-4, 1997.

Hume, David

  • Hume, David. Essays Moral, Political and Literary . Original publication 1777 as vol. 1 of Essays andTreatises on Several Subjects. Indianapolis: Liberty Fund, 1985.

Husserl, Edmund

  • Husserl, Edmund. Logical Investigations . Original publication 1900-1901, 2 nd ed. Trans. J.N. Findlay. London: Routledge, 1970.

Ingarden, Roman

  • Ingarden, Roman. “Artistic and Aesthetic Values”. Selected Papers in Aesthetics . München: Philosophia Verlag, 1985, pp. 91-106.
  • Ingarden, Roman. “On Moral Action”. Analecta Husserliana . Vol. VII: The Human Being In Action, The Irreducible Element in Man,Part II, pp. 151-162.
  • Ingarden, Roman. Man and Value . Trans. Arthus Szylewicz. München: Philosophia Verlag, 1983.Ingarden, Roman. Ontology of the Work of Art . Athens: Ohio University Press, 1989.
  • Ingarden, Roman. Selected Papers in Aesthetics, (ed.) P.J. McCormick. München: Catholic University Press,1985.
  • Ingarden, Roman. The Literary Work of Art . Original publication 1931. Evanston: Northwestern University Press,1973.
  • Ingarden, Roman. “Aesthetic Experience and Aesthetic Object”. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research . Vol. 21, 1960, pp. 289-313.

Kant, Immanuel

  • Kant, Immanuel. The Critique of Judgment . Original publication 1790, trans. James Meredith. Oxford: ClarendonPress, 1968.

Kaufmann, Felix

  • Kaufmann, Felix. “Do Synthetic Propositions A Priori Exist in Economics?“. Economica . N.S. 4, 1937, pp. 337-342.

Kraus, Oskar

  • Kraus, Oskar. Die Werttheorien: Geschichte und Kritik . Rohrer Brünn, 1937.

Lewis, Clarence Irving

  • Lewis, Clarence Irving. An Analysis of Knowledge and Valuation . LaSalle: Open Court, 1946.

Lotze, Hermann

  • Lotze, Hermann. Metaphysic . Original publication 1841, trans. Bernard Bosanquet. Oxford: Clarendon Press,1887.
  • Lotze, Hermann. “Über den Begriff der Schönheit”. Original publication 1845, David Peipers(ed.). Leipzig: Kleinere Schriften I, 1885.
  • Lotze, Hermann. “Über Bedingungen der Kunstschönheit”. Original publication 1847, David Peipers(ed.). Leipzig: Kleinere Schriften II, 1886.
Lüthe, Rudolf
  • Lüthe, Rudolf. “Objectivism or Decisionism? A Critical Interpretation of Ingarden's Value TheoryFrom an Ingardenian Point of View”. Journal of the British Society for Phenomenology . Vol. 9, No. 2, May 1978, pp. 82-91.

McAlister, Linda L.

  • McAlister, Linda L. (ed.). The Philosophy of Brentano . Gerald Duckworth & Co. Ltd., 1976.

McCloskey, Donald M.

  • McCloskey, Donald M. The Rhetoric of Economics . Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1985.

Meinong, Alexius

  • Meinong, Alexius. “The Theory of Objects”. Original publication 1904, in R.M. Chrisholm (ed.), Realism and the Background of Phenomenology . The Free Press, 1960, pp. 76-117.
  • Meinong, Alexius. “Über Werthaltung und Wert”. Archiv für systematische Philosophie . Vol. I, 1895, pp. 327-346.

Menger, Carl

  • Menger, Carl. Principles of Economics . Original publication 1871, trans. James Dingwall and Bert F.Hoselitz. New York: New York University Press, 1976.
  • Manger, Carl. Problems of Economics and Sociology . Original publication 1883, trans. Francis J. Nock,University of Illinois, Urbana, 1963. Also reprinted as Investigations into the Method of the Social Sciences with special reference to Economics .New York: New York University Press, 1985.

Mises, Ludwig von

  • Mises, Ludwig von. Epistemological Problems of Economics . New York: New York University Press, 1981.
  • Mises, Ludwig von. Liberalism . Trans. Ralph Raico, The Foundation for Economic Education, Inc. New York:Irvington-on-Hudson, 1996.
  • Mises, Ludwig von. Human Action . Original publication 1949. Chicago: Contemporary Books Inc., 1963.
  • Mises, Ludwig von. Socialism . Original publication 1951, trans. J. Kahane. Indianapolis: Liberty Classics, 1981.
  • Mises, Ludwig von. The Theory of Money and Credit. Indianapolis: Liberty Fund, 1981.
  • Mises, Ludwig von . The Ultimate Foundation of Economic Science . Kansas City: Sheed Andres and McMeel, Inc.,Subsidiary of Universal Press Syndicate, 1962.

Moore, G.E.

  • Moore, G.E. Principia Ethica . Original publication 1902. Buffalo, New York: Prometheus Books, 1988.

Mulligan, Kevin

  • Mulligan, Kevin. “Promisings and Other Social Acts: Their Constituents and Structure”. Speech Act and Sachverhalt: Reinach and the Foundations of Realist Phenomenology . Dordrecht:Reidel, 1987.
  • Mulligan, Kevin (ed.). Mind, Meaning, and Metaphysics: The Philosophy and Theory of Language of Anton Marty .Dordrecht: Nijhoff, 1990.
  • Mulligan, Kevin, Peter M. Simons and Barry Smith. “Truth-Makers”. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research . Vol. 44, 1984, pp. 287-321.

Nishiyama, Chiaki, and Kurt R. Leube

  • Nishiyama, Chiaki, and Kurt R. Leube (eds.). The Essence of Hayek . Stanford: Hoover Institution Press, 1984.

Novak, M.

  • Novak, M. “A Key to Aristotle's 'Substance' “. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, Vol. 24, 1963-64, pp. 1-19.

Nyíri, J.C.

  • Nyíri, J.C (ed.). Austrian Philosophy: Studies and Texts . Munich: Philosophia, 1981.
  • Nyíri, J.C. (ed). From Bolzano to Wittgenstein: The Tradition of Austrian Philosophy . Vienna:Hölder-Pichler-Tempsky, 1986.

Ossowska, Maria

  • Ossowska, Maria. Social Determinants of Moral Ideas . The University of Pennsylvania Press, 1970.
  • Ossowska, Maria. “The Problem of Universal Moral Standards”, in Social Determinants of Moral Ideas . The University of Pennsylvania Press, 1970, pp.109-123.

Perry, Ralph Barton

  • Perry, Ralph Barton. “A Theory of Value Defended “. Journal of Philosophy . Vol. XXVVIII, 1931, pp. 449-460.
  • Perry, Ralph Barton. “Dewey and Urban on Value Judgments”. Journal of Philosophy . Vol. XVI, 1917, pp. 169-181.
  • Perry, Ralph Barton. “Economic Value and Moral Value”. Quarterly Journal of Economics . Vol. XXX, 1916, pp. 443-485.
  • Perry, Ralph Barton. General Theory of Value . New York, 1926.
  • Perry, Ralph Barton. Realms of Value . Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1954.
  • Perry, Ralph Barton. “The Definition of Value”. Journal of Philosophy . Vol. XI, 1914, pp. 141-162.
  • Perry, Ralph Barton. “Value and Worth”. Journal of Philosophy . Vol. XIX, 1922, pp. 477-489.

Porebski, Czeslaw

  • Porebski, Czeslaw. Polish Value Theory . Uniwersytet Jaggiellonski. Cracow: Joint Publication of the CracowAcademy of Economics and the Jaggiellonian University, 1996.

Reinach, Adolf

  • Reinach, Adolf. “The A Priori Foundations of the Civil Law”. Original publication 1913, trans.John F. Crosby in Aletheia . Vol. III, 1983, pp. 2-142.

Rickert, Heinrich

  • Rickert, Heinrich. “Von System der Werte”. Logos . Vol. IV, 1913.

Rothbard, Murray N.

  • Rothbard, Murray N. “In Defense of 'Extreme Apriorism'”. Southern Economic Journal . Vol. 23, 1957, pp. 315-320.
  • Rothbard, Murray N. The Ethics of Liberty . Atlantic Highlands: Humanities Press, 1982.

Scheler, Max

  • Scheler, Max. Formalism in Ethics and Non-Formal Ethics of Value . Original publication 1913-16, trans. M.S.Frings and R.L. Funk. Evanston: Northwestern University Press, 1973.
  • Scheler, Max. The Nature of Sympathy . Original publication 1923, trans. P. Heath. London: Routledge, 1954.
  • Scheler, Max. Vom Umsturz der Werte . Leipzig: Der Neue Geist, 1919.

Searle, John R.

  • Searle, John R. Intentionality . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1983.
  • Searle, John R. Minds, Brains and Science . Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 1984.
  • Searle, John R. The Construction of Social Reality . New York: The Free Press, 1995.

Shearmur, Jeremy

  • Shearmur, Jeremy. Hayek and After . New York: Routledge, 1996.

Skolimowski, Henryk

  • Skolimowski, Henryk. Polish Analytic Philosophy . London: Humanities Press, 1967.

Simon, Peter M.

  • Simon, Peter M. Parts: An Essay in Ontology . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1987.

Smith, Barry

  • Smith, Barry . Austrian Philosophy, The Legacy of Franz Brentano . Chicago: Open Court, 1994.
  • Smith, Barry (ed.). Foundations of Gestalt Theory . Wien: Philosophia Verlag, 1988.
  • Smith, Barry (ed . ) . Parts and Moments: Studies in Logic and Formal Ontology . München: Philosophia Verlag, 1982.
  • Smith, Barry. “The Theory of Value of Christian von Ehrenfels”. Amsterdam: Leben und Werk,1986.
  • Smith, Barry and David Woodruff Smith (eds .). The Cambridge Companion to Husserl . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995.

Stolnitz, Jerome

  • Stolnitz, Jerome. “Of the Origins of Aesthetic Disinterestedness”. The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism. Vol. 20, Winter 1961, pp. 131-143.
  • Stolnitz, Jerome. “On the Significance of Lord Shaftesbury in Modern Aesthetic Theory”. Philosophical Quarterly . Vol. 11, 1961, pp. 97-113.

Tatarkiewicz, Wladyslaw

  • Tatarkiewicz, Wladyslaw. History of Aesthetics . Warszawa: Polish Scientific Publishers, 1970.

Urban, Wilbur M.

  • Urban, Wilbur M. “Ontological Problems of Value “. Journal of Philosophy . Vol. XIV, 1917, pp. 309-327.
  • Urban, Wilbur M. Valuation: Its Nature and Laws . London: S. Sonnenschein & Co., Ltd., 1909.

Werkmeister, William H.

  • Werkmeister, William H . Historical Spectrum of Value Theories . Lincoln, Nebraska: Johnsen Publishing Company, 1970.
  • Werkmeister, William H. The Theories of Ethics . Lincoln, Nebraska: Johnsen Publishing Company, 1961.

Wieser, Friedrich von

  • Wieser, Friedrich von. Social Economics . Trans. A. Ford Hinrichs. New York: Greenberg, 1927.
  • Wieser, Friedrich von. Natural Value . Trans. Christian A. Malloch. New York: Kelly & Millman, 1956.

Witasek, Stephan

  • Witasek, Stephan. Grundzüge der allgemeinen Ästhetik . Leipzig: Barth, 1904.

Wojtyla, Karol

  • Wojtyla, Karol. (John Paul II) Centesimus Annus (On the Hundredth Anniversary of Rerum Novarum), Encyclical Letter, May 1,1991.
  • Wojtyla, Karol. (John Paul II) The Acting Person, trans. Andrzej Potocki. Boston: D. Reidel Publishing Company, 1979.

Zelaniec, Wojciech

  • Zelaniec, Wojciech. The Recalcitrant Synthetic A Priori . Lublin: Artom, 1996.

Zúñiga, Gloria L.

  • Zúñiga, Gloria L. “An Ontology of Economic Objects,” The American Journal of Economics and Sociology . Vol. 58, No. 2. April 1999, pp. 299-312.
  • Zúñiga, Gloria L. “Truth in Economic Subjectivism,” Journal of Markets and Morality . Vol. 1, No. 2, October 1998, pp. 158-168.