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The study of human conduct.

prax′e·o·log′i·cal (-ə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
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The philosophy of universalism has from time immemorial blocked access to a satisfactory grasp of praxeological problems, and contemporary universalists are utterly incapable of finding an approach to them.
This idea goes back to Thomas Hobbes and can be confirmed by praxeological analysis--but with serious reservations that lead to conclusions which differ completely from those drawn by Hobbes and Pinker.
Diagnosis of processes and information systems of the organization in the struggle "with" and "for information" has been focused on praxeological terms of the warfare itself, especially in its unarmed form, as the climax of a negative cooperation in the area of security, of which information is immanent component.
This approach includes the following streams of management science: praxeological, cybernetic, organizational psychology and sociological.
Finally, this will lead us to that ethical terrain political par excellence of the praxeological, where the biggest challenges will be the pertinence and relevance of the responses that can be consolidated from the masters in collective health, in connection with the socioeconomic and political context of the region and the country.
17) Murray Rothbard supports this view, regarding "Crusoe economics" as an essential even "indispensible" part of the basic principles of praxeological analysis (18) and notes Bastiat's contribution.
While Younkins acknowledges that Mises's view of economics is a value-free science concerning instrumental (means-end) rationality, he also argues that, "although the world of praxeological economics, as a science, may be value-free, the human world is not value-free" (p.
Yet, I would suggest that advancing such a structuring scholarly project necessitates a much more focused and praxeological (that is practice-oriented) understanding of scholarly activities.
This interesting book was first published in German in 2003 under the title Das Stachelschwein erinnert sich: Ethnohistorie als praxeologische Strukturgeschichte (The porcupine remembers: Ethnohistory as praxeological structural history).
To make this possible, one has to highlight the praxeological approach understood as the use of standards and the principles of effective and efficient functioning as well as the systematic approach referred to as a course of casually linked events.
In such a society, science not only performs an epistemological but also innovation, socio-cultural and praxeological functions.
The human action theory emerged from a branch of political economy often referred to as Austrian economics, as a praxeological concept (Mises, 1949; Rothbard, 2004; Carnis, 2009).