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Friedrich Hayek : a biography

Author: Alan O Ebenstein
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : University of Chicago Press edView all editions and formats
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"In the first full biography of Friedrich Hayek (1899-1992), Alan Ebenstein chronicles the life, works, and legacy of the visionary thinker, from his early years in fin-de-siecle Vienna to his remarkable career as a Nobel Prize-winning economist, political philosopher, and leading public intellectual. Ebenstein gives a balanced, integrated account of Hayek's diverse body of work, from his first encounter with free  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Friedrich A von Hayek; Friedrich A von Hayek; Friedrich A ((von)) Hayek
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alan O Ebenstein
ISBN: 0226181502 9780226181509
OCLC Number: 50906409
Notes: Originally published: New York : Palgrave, 2001.
Description: xii, 403 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Part 1. War 1899-1931 --
Chapter 1. Family --
Chapter 2. World War I --
Chapter 3. University of Vienna --
Chapter 4. New York --
Chapter 5. Mises --
Part 2. England 1931-1939 --
Chapter 6. LSE --
Chapter 7. Robbins --
Chapter 8. Keynes --
Chapter 9. Money and Business Fluctuations --
Chapter 10. Capital --
Chapter 11. International Gold Standard --
Chapter 12. Socialist Calculation --
Chapter 13. Economics, Knowledge, and Information --
Part 3. Cambridge 1940-1949 --
Chapter 14. The Abuse and Decline of Reason --
Chapter 15. Methodology --
Chapter 16. The Road to Serfdom --
Chapter 17. Celebrity --
Chapter 18. Mont Pelerin Society --
Chapter 19. Psychology --
Chapter 20. Popper --
Part 4. America 1950-1962 --
Chapter 21. University of Chicago --
Chapter 22. Chicago School of Economics --
Chapter 23. Committee on Social Thought --
Chapter 24. Mill --
Chapter 25. The Constitution of Liberty --
Chapter 26. Influence --
Part 5. Freiburg 1962-1974 --
Chapter 27. Law, Legislation and Liberty --
Chapter 28. Liberty and Law --
Chapter 29. Marx, Evolution, and Utopia --
Chapter 30. Government and Morals --
Chapter 31. History of Ideas --
Chapter 32. Salzburg --
Part 6. Nobel Prize 1974-1992 --
Chapter 33. Laureate --
Chapter 34. Friedman --
Chapter 35. Later Monetary Thinking --
Chapter 36. IEA --
Chapter 37. Thatcher --
Chapter 38. Opa --
Chapter 39. The Fatal Conceit --
Chapter 40. Neustift am Wald --
Chapter 41. "Universal Order of Peace"
Responsibility: Alan Ebenstein.
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