Friedrich Hayek "A concise guide to the ideas and influence of the libertarian ec"
por Butler, Eamonn
Resumen del libro
The book outlines and explains the work of the Nobel economist and socialtheorist Friedrich Hayek.Hayek was one of the leading economists of the twentieth century, and the leadingcontemporary critic of Keynes. He did pioneering work on monetary theory and trade cycles, but achievedinternational fame through his 1944 critique of totalitarian socialism,The Road to Serfdom. He went on to map outthe principles of a free society in a series of books including Law, Legislation and Liberty and became the leadingproponent, along with Milton Friedman, of economic and political liberalism.This book incorporates some of the criticisms that have been made of Hayek since his death and will be able toplace him more securely in the context of current liberal thought..
Introduction 1. Hayek and his influence 2. Understanding society 3. Freedom and the law 4. The market process 5. Money, inflation, booms and busts 6. Psychology, science and sorcery 7. Why socialism was a mistake 8. The 'social justice' myth 9. The foundations of a free society 10. The continuing evolution 11. Further reading