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The logic of action

by Murray N. Rothbard

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Published by Edward Elgar in Cheltenham, U.K, Brookfield, Vt .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Austrian school of economics.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesLogic of action I
    StatementMurray N. Rothbard.
    SeriesEconomists of the twentieth century
    ContributionsLudwig Von Mises Institute.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHB98 .R67 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv. <1 > ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL998429M
    ISBN 101858980151
    LC Control Number96037189

    This paper introduces TLA, which I now believe is the best general formalism for describing and reasoning about concurrent systems. The new idea in TLA is that one can use actions–formulas with primed and unprimed variables–in temporal formulas. An action describes a state-transition relation. For example, the action x’=x+1 means approximately the same thing as [ ]Cited by: The Logic of Collective Action: Public Goods and the Theory of Groups, Second Printing with a New Preface and Appendix American studies collection Harvard Economic Studies, ISSN Harvard paperbacks, ISSN Volume of Schocken books Volume of The Logic of Collective Action: Public Goods and the Theory of Groups, Mancur /5(6).

    Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Logic of Obligation Choice and Action by Philip E. Davis Paperback Book S at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products! ― Mancur Olson, The Logic of Collective Action: Public Goods and the Theory of Groups “Distributional coalitions slow down a society's capacity to adopt new technologies and to reallocate resources in response to changing conditions, and thereby reduce the rate of economic growth.”.

    Nine Action Logics and Their Development in Detail questions on page 2 as to what is likely to be observed at each stage in terms of complexity of action, affect and thought. From Impulsive to Ironist: The evolution of action logics What follows is a description of how each subsequent stage is a whole action logic in itself. Welcome back. The Seven Ways [“Action Logics”] of Leadership. The Opportunist –wins any way possible; The Diplomat –avoids overt conflict; The Expert –rules by logic and experience; The Achiever–meets strategic goals; The Individualist–Interweaves competing personal and company action logics; The Strategist–generates organizational and personal transformations.


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The Logic of Action Two is a careful selection of Rothbard's most important scholarly articles. Some have appeared in mainstream journals, others have been long out of circulation, and still others are published here for the first time.5/5(3).

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A very short book that lays out, well, the logic of collective action very effectively. The counterintuitive fact that the smaller lobby groups tend to dominate the wider public is mechanically explained, and once you turn your mind to it, a lot of what goes on in politics /5(26).

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Every serious student of Congress will become familiar with Arnold's argument and the book will be assigned in most every course on CongressCited by: An insightful and moving journal of a skilled and resourceful teacher who chronicles one semester of a special class of six deaf pre-school children.

Because the children were deaf and without speech, the author learned to understand the logic of their actions, their silent language.5/5(1). And indeed, The Logic of Collective Action is a book about how people would behave if they were neoclassical rational agents, which is to say, omniscient psychopaths.

Don't get me wrong, there are some useful insights in this book. It's worth studying the ways that individual and collective decisions can be at cross-purposes.4/5.

Mises Review 4, No. 2 (Summer ) THE LOGIC OF ACTION Murray N. Rothbard Edward Elgar,Vol. I, xviii + pgs.; Vol. II, ix + pgs. It is both essential and impossible to review these two volumes. Essential, because they include the bulk of the scientific papers written by a.

The best answer to this question comes from a book that is almost 40 years old: The Logic of Collective Action by Mancur Olson explains why some groups are able to have a larger influence on government policy than others.

In this brief outline, the results of The Logic of Collective Action are used to explain economic policy decisions. Any page references come from the : Mike Moffatt. The Logic of Collective Action: Public Goods and the Theory of Groups is a book by Mancur Olson, Jr. published in It develops a theory of political science and economics of concentrated benefits versus diffuse costs.

Its central argument is that concentrated minor interests will be overrepresented and diffuse majority interests trumped, due to a free-rider problem that is stronger when a group becomes larger.

A very short book that lays out, well, the logic of collective action very effectively. The counterintuitive fact that the smaller lobby groups tend to dominate the wider public is mechanically explained, and once you turn your mind to it, a lot of what goes on in politics becomes /5(34).

First published Tue ; substantive revision Tue Apr 2, In this article we provide a brief overview of the logic of action in philosophy, linguistics, computer science, and artificial intelligence. The logic of action is the formal study of action in which formal languages are the main tool of by: The Logic of Connective Action - by W.

Lance Bennett August the roles and organizational properties of digital media and the increasingly personalized nature of shared political action.

This book offers a framework for distinguishing the roles of digital media in different types of large-scale collective action. Our aim was to explore. The Logic of Congressional Action book. Read 7 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Congress regularly enacts laws that benefit partic /5.

The Logic of Connective Action - by W. Lance Bennett August Skip to main content Accessibility help We use cookies to distinguish you from other users Cited by: The Logic Of Action I book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(2). This book develops an original theory of group and organizational behavior that cuts across disciplinary lines and illustrates the theory with empirical and historical studies of particular organizations.

Applying economic analysis to the subjects of the political scientist, sociologist, and economist, Mancur Olson examines the extent to which individuals who share a common interest find Reviews: 1.

The Logic of Collective Action. Politics grabs our attention under two circumstances. Politics is important when we share interests that are worth pursuing as a group but are too costly for any one individual or family to undertake alone.

Politics also grabs our attention when politicians achieve things that are not in the people’s : Joe Oppenheimer. "This reviewer has no hesitation asserting that The Logic of Congressional Action is one of the most important books on Congress published in the past decade and that it will be widely read and discussed in the decade ahead.

Every serious student of Congress will become familiar with Arnold's argument and the book will be assigned in most every course on Congress. The Logic of Collective Action: Public Goods and the Theory of Groups. The Logic of Congressional Action. R. Douglas Arnold.

Yale University Press, - Political Science - pages. 0 Reviews. Congress regularly enacts laws that benefit particular groups or localities while imposing costs on everyone else. Sometimes, however, Congress breaks free of such parochial concerns and enacts bills that serve the.Wittgenstein, Austrian Economics, and the Logic of Action book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Fascinating and thought-provokin /5(4).Summary: In the second volume of his collected essays The Logic of Action, Murray Rothbard again demonstrates his extraordinary range of thought.

This volume considers among other issues, criticisms of some of the most influential economists and economic theories of the present and previous centuries.