Hayek: A Collaborative Biography Part IX: The Divine Right of the 'Free' Market

by Robert Leeson

Part of the Archival Insights into the Evolution of Economics Series

Hayek: A Collaborative Biography Part IX: The Divine Right of the 'Free' Market Synopsis

F. A. von Hayek (1899-1992) was a Nobel Prize winning economist, famous for promoting an Austrian version of classical liberalism. This multi-volume biography examines the evolution of his life and influence. In this ninth volume of Leeson's collaborative biography of Friedrich August von Hayek, a variety of well-known contributors discuss Hayek's views on the divine right of the market taking democratic and free-market principles into account.

Book Information

ISBN: 9783319607078
Publication date: 18th October 2017
Author: Robert Leeson
Publisher: Springer International Publishing AG
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 420 pages
Categories: Economic history, Economic theory & philosophy, Biography: general,

About Robert Leeson

Robert Leeson has published numerous articles in top class journals (such as the Economic Journal and Economics and History of Political Economy). In addition to writing and editing nineteen books, he is the co-editor (with Charles Palm) of The Collected Writings of Milton Friedman. He has been Visiting Professor of Economics at Stanford University, USA since 2005, National Fellow and Visiting Scholar at the Hoover Institution since 1995 and Adjunct Professor at Notre Dame Australia University since 2008. He has held other visiting positions at Cambridge University, the University of California, Berkeley, the University of California, Santa Cruz, Santa Clara University and the ...

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