Thomas Peyser is an English professor at Randolph-Macon College and a film critic for Style Weekly. He is the author of Utopia and Cosmopolis: Globalization in the Era of American Literary Realism (Duke University Press, 1998).
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Ludwig von Mises: ". The use of money in a market economy is a praxeologically necessary fact. That gold, and not something else, is used as money is merely a historical fact and as such cannot be conceived by catallactics." - Human Action