F. A. Hayek (1899–1992), recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1991 and cowinner of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics in 1974, was a pioneer in monetary theory and a leading proponent of classical liberalism in the twentieth century. Ronald Hamowy is professor of history emeritus at the University of Alberta. He is the editor of The Encyclopedia of Libertarianism, among other books.
If you think you disagree with Hayek, read this book; if you think you agree with Hayek, read this book.
Normally I haven't been a huge fan of Hayek's writing style but this book is so well written and interesting that I would consider it one of his best.
Further, Hayek does not establish that liberty, as he understands it, is always the ultimate human good to which others must give place.
Reading this should be a prerequisite to graduate from any institution of higher learning, but never will be. Read morePublished 12 days ago by David P. Fortin
A very prescient book as written in 1960.
A must read for free market economists and political scientists.
I haven't finished the book yet, but am about 3/4 of the way through. Every paragraph makes me stop and think. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Moriarty
This was a required book for a graduate school class. It turned out to be interesting and informative. The book itself arrived in pristine condition.Published 7 months ago by Emilaya