Category Archives: Biography
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
Here is the 3rd section of the “Friedrich Hayek” entry at Wikipedia. Check it, add to it, correct it, or improve it as you consider appropriate: Student and economist At the University of Vienna, he earned doctorates in law and … Continue reading
Do you like section 2 of the “Friedrich Hayek” entry at Wikipedia? Is it good enough or do you have an idea to make it better? (Part of a continuing series): Hayek was born in Vienna, then capital of the … Continue reading
David Gordon recalls Hayek in the classroom teaching the philosophy of social science to a room full of undergraduates at UCLA in 1969. Read the whole thing, but here’s a teaser: Hayek delivered his lectures seated at a desk. He … Continue reading
The picture comes from Richard Zundritsc’s blog “Hayek in Vienna”. If you’d like to raise one tonight in honor of Friedrich Hayek, consider popping a Burgundy, the man’s beverage of choice. In his later years he’s open a bottle at … Continue reading
Here’s a great discussion on the economics of Friedrich Hayek (mp3) placed in the context of the history of economics and philosophy of science. The speaker is Bruce Caldwell, author of Hayek’s Challenge.