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Hayek's Challenge: An Intellectual Biography of F.A. Hayek

Bruce Caldwell

Abstract

Friedrich A. Hayek is regarded as one of the preeminent economic theorists of the twentieth century, as much for his work outside of economics as for his work within it. During a career spanning several decades, he made contributions in fields as diverse as psychology, political philosophy, the history of ideas, and the methodology of the social sciences. This book offers us an intellectual biography of this pivotal social theorist. The book begins by providing the necessary background for understanding Hayek's thought, tracing the emergence, in fin-de-siècle Vienna, of the Austrian school of ... More

Keywords: Friedrich A. Hayek, economic theorist, political philosophy, history of ideas, social theorist, fin de siècle, Vienna, mainstream economics, economic ideas, social sciences

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2003 Print ISBN-13: 9780226091914
Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: February 2013 DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226091921.001.0001

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Bruce Caldwell, author

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