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or M.I.S.,

management information system.


a prefix applied to various parts of speech, meaning “ill,” “mistaken,” “wrong,” “wrongly,” “incorrectly,” or simply negating: mistrial; misprint; mistrust.
[Middle English; Old English mis(se)-; c. Old Frisian, Old Saxon, Old Norse mis-, Old High German missa-, missi-, Gothic missa- (see miss1)]


var. of miso- before some vowels: misanthrope.
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Jorg Hulsmann's Mises: The Last Knight of Liberalism is a biography of the life of Ludwig von Mises (1881-1973), one of the leaders of the Austrian School of economics.
He uses this technique to reveal something of the motivations that moved Mises to write his many books and articles.
The need to dissect Mises's life in this way is particularly important since Mises was not given to writing much about himself or his personal affairs.
In an age when mathematics and macro variables were overtaking the discipline, Mises saw economics as a logical and deductive science based on individual human choice.
As Mises' student Richard Cornuelle, author of an influential book on volunteerism, Reclaiming the American Dream, once told me, "It's hard at this distance to realize, but it was more than contempt [that intellectuals] felt for Mises.