Hayek, F. A.: Individualism and Economic Order
In this collection of writings, Nobel laureate Friedrich A. Hayek discusses topics from moral philosophy and the methods of the social sciences to economic theory as different aspects of the same central issue: free markets versus socialist planned economies. First published in the 1930s and 40s, these essays continue to illuminate the problems faced by developing and formerly socialist countries.
F. A. Hayek, recipient of the Medal of Freedom in 1991 and winner of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics in 1974, taught at the University of Chicago, the University of London, and the University of Freiburg. Among his other works published by the University of Chicago Press isThe Road to Serfdom,now available in a special fiftieth anniversary edition.
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Review: Individualism and Economic OrderUser Review - Sean Hackbarth - Goodreads
It contains the essay "The Use of Knowledge in Society," the most important economic essay of the 20th Century. Read full review
Review: Individualism and Economic OrderUser Review - Cortney R - Goodreads
It can be easy to get lost in Hayek with his five page long sentences that change subject 16 times, but really this is a great collection of Hayek's writings. Especially "The Use of Knowledge in Society," the clearest and best structured argument for free markets. Read full review
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