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Friedrich Hayek: A Biography


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Beschreibung

Beschreibung

The first biography of the most important economist of the twentieth century.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Introduction
PART I: WAR 1899-1931
Family
World War I
University of Vienna
New York
Mises
PART II: ENGLAND1931-193
LSE
Robbins
Keynes
Monetary and Business Cycle Theory
Capital
International Gold Standard
Socialist Calculation
'Economics and Knowledge'
PART III: CAMBRIDGE 1940-1949
The Abuse and Decline of Reason
Methodology and Epistemology
The Road to Serfdom
Celebrity
Mont Pelerin Society
Psychology
Popper
PART IV: AMERICA 1950-1962
Divorce and Remarriage
University of Chicago
Committee on Social Thought
Mill
The Constitution of Liberty
Influence
Friedman
PART V: LAW, LEGISLATION AND LIBERTY 1962-1974
Freiburg
Liberty and Law
Marx, Evolution, and Utopia
Government and Morals
Historian of Ideas
Salzburg
PART VI: NOBEL PRIZE 1974-1992
Laureate
Later Monetary Thinking and Seldon
Thatcher
Opa
Bartley
The Fatal Conceit
Neustift am Wald
'Universal Order of Peace'
Chronology of Hayek's Major Works

Portrait

Lanny Ebenstein

Pressestimmen

'Ebenstein has provided an educational look at the life and thought of a philosopher who bids fair to have as much intellectual relevance to this century as Marx had to the 20th.' - Washington Post
'...Ebenstein take us on a lively intellectual journey...[an] astute biography. . .' - Wall Street Journal
'...a gripping account...an illustrious exposition of the life of the last century's greatest political philosopher.' - Houston Chronicle
'...an accessible and illuminating review of Hayek's life, philosophy, and accomplishments.' - Washington Times
'A splendid biography of the twentieth century's greatest philosopher of liberty. A well written, sympathetic, yet critical examination of his life and intellectual contributions.' - Milton Friedman, Senior Research Fellow, Hoover Instititution, Stanford University, Professor Emeritus of Economics, University of Chicago, and Nobel Laureate in Economic Sciences, 1976
'It is good to have this solid intellectual biography of Hayek available. It can supplement the several generalized evaluations of Hayek's ideas.' - James M. Buchanan, Advisory General Director of the Center for Study of Public Choice, Distinguished Professor Emeritus at George Mason University and Virginia Tech, and Nobel Laureate in Economic Sciences, 1986
'...Ebenstein skillfully crafts his history.' - Claremont Review of Books
'...an illustrious exposition of the life of the last century's greatest political philosopher.' - Houston Chronicle
EAN: 9780312233440
ISBN: 0312233442
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: PALGRAVE TRADE
Erscheinungsdatum: März 2001
Seitenanzahl: 320 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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