Hayek's Journey: The Mind of Friedrich Hayek

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Palgrave Macmillan, 2003 - Biography & Autobiography - 283 pages
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Hayek's Journey is a philosophical, intellectual exploration of Hayek's comprehensive life work. Tracing Hayek's intellectual journey from Vienna at the turn of the 20th century through London, Chicago, and Freiburg, Hayek's Journey provides a deeper understanding and exploration of Hayek's thought than previously attempted. Special attention is given to Hayek's intellectual relationships with Carl Menger, Ludwig von Mises, John Maynard Keynes, Ludwig Wittgenstein, Karl Popper, and Milton Friedman. Hayek's Journey presents Hayek as an economist, political philosopher, and pure philosopher. Particular consideration is given also to development of Hayek's final work, The Fatal Conceit . In Hayek's Journey , Hayek emerges as a thinker and writer of the greatest depth and importance.

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User Review  - jahn - LibraryThing

Having read only a condensed version of ”The Road to Serfdom” and a few pages from his works on the Mises.org website, I thought this book might be a good introduction to Hayek’s ideas. My impression ... Read full review

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User Review  - stevenschmitt - LibraryThing

Having read this book without first reading Ebenstein's companion biography on Hayek, perhaps my criticism is not fully warranted, but this book seemed to fall a little short. Hayek is unarguably a ... Read full review

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About the author (2003)

Alan Ebenstein is a professor of economics and political theory. He is the author of several books including Friedrich Hayek: A Biography.

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