MISES: Interdisciplinary Journal of Philosophy, Law and Economics 2020-05-18T16:21:23+00:00 Adriano Paranaiba Open Journal Systems <div style="text-align: justify;"> <p dir="ltr">MISES: Interdisciplinary Journal of Philosophy, Law and Economics , scholarly and peer-reviewed journal (print and on-line) published three times a year by Instituto Mises Brasil which was founded in 2007. The topics covered in the journal mainly include (but not limit to): Epistemology and Ethics, Economics, Methodology and Praxeology, History of Economic Thought, Society, Legislation and Politics, Culture and Freedom.&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr">The journal is published in Portuguese, Spanish and English. The e-journal provides free and open access to its content on our website.</p> </div> Virtude e Mercado 2020-05-17T15:53:23+00:00 LUIS FELIPE JUNQUEIRA ANDRADE <p>Resenha do livro&nbsp;</p> <p>OTTESON, James. Os Fundamentos do Capitalismo, o essencial de Adam Smith. Barueri: Faro Editorial, 2019. 129p.</p> 2020-05-17T15:52:25+00:00 Copyright (c) The Privatization of the Amazon 2020-05-18T16:21:23+00:00 Marcos Cantaluppi Plá <p>This article explores the privatization of the Amazon. Based on a theoretical framework founded upon the tragedy of the commons, economic calculation, and dynamic efficiency, an analysis of the consequences of privatization is developed, trying to assess the environmental issue and how forests and pollution would be affected. Economic problems, such as the costs of pollution, short-term goals, and scarcity of resources are<br>addressed. Sustainable alternatives for logging, and how privatization is an engine to carry out such measures, are exposed. The privatization of the forest is contrasted against the current environmental policy, focusing on the demarcation of indigenous lands and its consequences. From an economic and ethical point of view, defending a legal framework of strong protection of property rights, it is demonstrated that privatization is the best solution for conflict resolution and the maintenance of the Amazon rainforest.</p> 2020-05-17T15:49:26+00:00 Copyright (c) New contributions to the entrepreneurial theory of social and cultural change 2020-05-17T15:54:01+00:00 Vicente Moreno Casas <p>This paper combines the theoretical framework developed by Coyne and Boettke (2009) about an entrepreneurial theory of social and cultural change, with the contributions of Huerta de Soto (2010) about the impossibility of economic calculation in socialism. With this synthesis, the entrepreneurial theory of social and cultural change is reinforced to (1) refute any political action aimed to achieve social and cultural changes, and (2) to claim the entrepreneur as the driving force of all social phenomena. The paper concludes that, as in the market sphere, the government cannot effectively implement policies oriented to social and cultural change, since it cannot acquire the knowledge necessary to plan society and social relationships.</p> 2020-05-17T15:35:28+00:00 Copyright (c) Note On An Error in Hazlitt’s Economics in One Lesson 2020-05-17T15:54:20+00:00 Walter Block <p>Economics in One Lesson is the best introduction to economics ever written. It has enticed, educated, and inspired multitudes of people to embrace the teachings of the dismal science. To the extent that if there is any understanding of economics by the general public, it is due more to this book than to any other. Yet, I have uncovered one error in it, which I attempt to rectify, offering a very slightly improvement to a priceless book on economics.</p> 2020-05-17T15:27:39+00:00 Copyright (c) The legal order on the Discourse on voluntary servitude of Étienne de la Boétié 2020-04-07T13:28:03+00:00 Eliardo França Teles Filho <p>This paper aims at showing that the Discourse on Voluntary Servitude contains a defense of liberty against tyrany, but the struggle for liberty is to be carried out within a legal order that stemms from a natural lawyer point of view.</p> 2020-04-07T13:27:06+00:00 Copyright (c)