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Friedrich Hayek : a biography

Author: Alan O Ebenstein
Publisher: New York : Palgrave, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book tells the story of one of the most important public figures of the twentieth century. It is the first full biography of Friedrich Hayek, the Austrian economist who became the greatest philosopher of liberty in our time."
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Friedrich A von Hayek; Friedrich August von Hayek; Friedrich A von Hayek; Friedrich A von Hayek; Friedrich August Hayek; Friedrich A von Hayek
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alan O Ebenstein
ISBN: 0312233442 9780312233440
OCLC Number: 44818611
Description: xiii, 403 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: War 1899-1931 --
Family --
World War I --
University of Vienna --
New York --
Mises --
England 1931-1939 --
Lse --
Robbins --
Keynes --
Money and Business Fluctuations --
Capital --
International Gold Standard --
Socialist Calculation --
Economics, Knowledge, and Information --
Cambridge 1940-1949 --
The Abuse and Decline of Reason --
Methodology --
The Road to Serfdom --
Celebrity --
Mont Pelerin Society --
Psychology --
Popper --
America 1950-1962 --
University of Chicago --
Chicago School of Economics --
Committee on Social Thought --
Mill --
The Constitution of Liberty --
Influence --
Freiburg 1962-1974 --
Law, Legislation and Liberty --
Liberty and Law --
Marx, Evolution, and Utopia --
Government and Morals --
History of Ideas --
Salzburg --
Nobel Prize 1974-1992 --
Laureate --
Friedman --
Later Monetary Thinking --
IEA --
Thatcher --
Opa --
The Fatal Conceit --
Neustift am Wald --
"Universal Order of Peace."
Responsibility: Alan Ebenstein.
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Friedrich August von Hayek, though largely unrecognized during his lifetime, is now regarded as a visionary. This biography of his life also discusses his works: "The Road to Serfdom", "The  Read more...

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