Category Archives: Biography

ARTICLE: F.A. Hayek, “The Moral Imperative of the Market”

Here. Introduction: In 1936, the year in which (entirely coincidentally) John Maynard Keynes published The General Theory, I suddenly saw, as I prepared my presidential address to the London Economic Club, that my previous work in different branches of economics … Continue reading

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VIDEO — A TOUR OF HAYEK’S PERSONAL LIBRARY AT THE U. OF SALZBURG

An amazing collection of works. The collection does not include Hayek’s extensive library of books on monetary economics, which Hayek had sold in 1938. And here is the pdf copy of Hayek’s very rare 1778 2nd edition of Adam Smith’s … Continue reading

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TOM PALMER — INTERVIEW

Quotable: Did anyone or any event especially influence your beliefs in life? When I was young, I had the opportunity to attend a lecture given by [Friedrich August] von Hayek, the great Austrian economist whom I quite admired. And at … Continue reading

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WHAT WAS HAYEK READING IN 1919-1920?

Here are some of the references from Hayeks 1920 “Sensory Order” paper titled “BEITRAEGE ZUR THEORIE DER ENTWICKLUNG DES BEWUSSTSEINS” and dated “September 1920″: W. Jerusalem, Lehrbuck der Psychologie, 4.Aufl. Wien 1907. M. Verworn, Die Entwicklung des menschlichen Geistes, 4.Aufl. … Continue reading

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Notes on Hayek’s _The Constitution of Liberty_

2010 marks the 50th anniversary of the publication of Friedrich Hayek’s grand treatise on the political economy of liberalism — The Constitution of Liberty. The book was written between 1955 and 1959, and then saw publication in America in February … Continue reading

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letter: F.A. Hayek to Joan Robinson, March 1941

A letter from Friedrich Hayek to Joan Robinson, dated March 10, 1941, quoted in Konstantinos Repapis’s paper “Hayek’s business cycle theory during the 1930’s: A critical account of its development: “My present pre-occupation with what may seem altogether different problems … Continue reading

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