Hans-Hermann Hoppe biography and facts

Economist from United States of America,Germany

Hans-Hermann Hoppe (German: [ˈhɔpə]; born September 2, 1949) is a prominent Austrian school economist and libertarian anarcho-capitalist philosopher although he prefers to be known as an advocate of the private law society. He is a Professor Emeritus of economics at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Hoppe is the author of several widely discussed books and his work has been translated to 22 languages. He is currently living with his wife in Istanbul, Turkey. Born in Peine, West Germany, he attended the Universität des Saarlandes in Saarbrücken, and the University of Frankfurt, studying philosophy, sociology, history, and economics. His doctoral studies began with Marxist thought, under Frankfurt School philosopher Jürgen Habermas as his Ph.D advisor. However he quickly became disillusioned in this pursuit, partly due to the influence of Eugen Böhm von Bawerk and his critique of marxism and Milton Friedman. He earned his Ph.D. in Philosophy from the Goethe University Frankfurt in 1974. He was then a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Michigan, in Ann Arbor, United States, from 1976 to 1978. He earned his habilitation in Foundations of Sociology and Economics from the  ( Wikipedia )


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Date of birth
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United States of America,Germany
Professor, Economist


Company Job title From To
University of Nevada, Las Vegas


Institution From To
Johann Wolfgang Goethe University of Frankfurt am Main

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