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Ludwig von Mises
A major economist and philosopher. He promoted individualism as the basis for social science. Based on this belief, he advocated laissez faire policies and opposed nearly all government interventions in the economy. He was a proponent of the gold standard in monetary policy. He had significant influence of the Austrian School. He lived from 1881 to 1973.