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  Friedrich A. Hayek (1899-1992)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Friedrich A. Hayek, who died on March 23, 1992, at the age of 92, was probably the most prodigious classical liberal scholar of the 20th century.
Hayek was convinced that the essential point to convey to Keynes and the rest of the economics profession concerning monetary policy lay in capital theory.
Hayek's work in technical economics, political and legal philosophy, and methodology of the social sciences has attracted great interest among scholars of at least two generations, and interest in his work is growing.
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Friedrich August von Hayek (1899-), a central figure in twentieth-century economics and foremost representative of the Austrian tradition, 1974 Nobel laureate in Economics, a prolific author not only in the field of economics but also in the fields of political philosophy, psychology, and epistemology, was born in Vienna, Austria on May 8, 1899.
Hayek soon came to be a vigorous participant in the debates that raged in England during the 1930s concerning monetary, capital, and business-cycle theories and was a major figure in the celebrated controversies with John Maynard Keynes, Piero Sraffa, and Frank H. Knight.
Hayek integrated his own developments in these fields into a cohesive account of a market process that tends towards intertemporal coordination and of central-bank policies that can interfere with that process in such a way as to cause artificial economic booms which are inevitably followed by economic busts.
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 Friedrich A. Hayek
Hayek thus shared with Hume a profound conviction that we should be "sensible of our ignorance." Hayek also shared with Hume the conviction that the "foundation of the inference" to propositions of ethics or politics was not necessarily available to us.
Hayek's theory in that respect, however, reflected Karl Popper's view that propositions of ethics or politics can be tested with the same mechanism of falsification used by scientific method.
Hayek's personal and professional relationship with Popper, whom he helped in his career, was somewhat ironic considering that Hayek was a cousin of the philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889-1951), with whom Popper disagreed on almost every conceivable philosophical issue.
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At the L.S.E., Hayek was instrumental in furthering its then-novel "continental" bent and he was highly influential on his junior colleagues (such as Hicks) and students (which included Lerner and Kaldor).
In Hayek's words, the "fatal conceit" of the Oskar Lange and other "Socialists" in the calculation debate was that they believed this order could be "designed" by a planner who just gets the prices right, without realising that a price system evolved spontaneously as a result of lack of knowledge.
In tackling the evolution of political, social, legal and economic institutions, Hayek is rightly conceived as one of the founding fathers of "evolutionary economics".
cepa.newschool.edu /het/profiles/hayek.htm   (1653 words)

 Friedrich Hayek - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Friedrich August von Hayek, CH (May 8, 1899 in Vienna – March 23, 1992 in Freiburg) was an Austrian-born British economist and political philosopher.
Hayek was one of the leading academic critics of collectivism in the 20th century.
Hayek attracted new attention in the 1980s and 1990s with the rise of conservative governments in the United States and the United Kingdom.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Friedrich_Hayek   (2686 words)

 Biography of F. A. Hayek
Hayek thought a better course would be to produce a fuller elaboration of Böhm-Bawerk's capital theory, and he began to devote his energies to this project.
Hayek's writings were taught to new generations, and Hayek himself appeared at the early Institute for Humane Studies conferences in the mid-1970s.
Hayek's writings are not always easy to follow--he describes himself as "puzzler" or "muddler" rather than a "master of his subject"--and this may have contributed to the variety of interpretations his work has aroused.
www.mises.org /content/hayekbio.asp   (5804 words)

Friedrich von Hayek (1899-1992) lectured at LSE from 1931-50 as the University of London's Tooke Professor of Economic Science and Statistics.
Hayek had been influenced by Fabian socialism and the work of Sydney and Beatrice Webb when he was young, but his attention was soon absorbed by economic liberalism.
A renewed interest in Hayek's liberalism developed in the 1970s-80s, and his economics again came to the fore in the 1990s with the end of the Keynesian ascendancy and the realisation that Hayek's work offered insights into economic co-ordination yet to be exceeded.
www.lse.ac.uk /resources/LSEHistory/hayek.htm   (427 words)

 Friedrich August Hayek, Biography: The Concise Encyclopedia of Economics: Library of Economics and Liberty
Most of Hayek's work from the twenties through the thirties was in the Austrian theory of business cycles, capital theory, and monetary theory.
Hayek and Keynes were building their models of the world at the same time.
Hayek's thought, which he expressed as early as 1958, is now accepted by mainstream economists (see Phillips Curve).
www.econlib.org /library/Enc/bios/Hayek.html   (1795 words)

 Amazon.com: Friedrich Hayek: A Biography: Books: Alan Ebenstein   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Hayek was born in 1899 in Austria but became a British citizen and taught at the London School of Economics and the University of Chicago.
Hayek was a vocal opponent of government intervention in the marketplace and a critic of Keynesian welfare economics.
Until nearly the end of the 20th century, Friedrich Hayek seemed to be destined to be ignored and to remain in the backdrop of economic, political and philosophical history.
www.amazon.com /Friedrich-Hayek-Biography-Alan-Ebenstein/dp/0312233442   (2992 words)

Friedrich von Hayek was born in Vienna in 1899.
Von Hayek rejected the idea that the individual was capable of creative scientific discovery, describing it as a fraudulent construct, demonstrating the ``collectivist prejudices'' which he claimed were inherent in all science.
Von Hayek argued in his Mandeville lecture that Mandeville's poem, ``The Fable of the Bees,'' was perhaps the greatest philosophical treatise ever composed.
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 PBS: Think Tank: Transcript for "Freidrich Hayek"
WATTENBERG: Friedrich August Von Hayek was born in Vienna in 1899, the oldest son of a medical doctor.
Hayek and the Austrian School launched a scathing attack on socialism and the welfare state.
When Hayek asked that question, if you had a marketalternative, that he thought the market alternative was likely togenerate a better long term result than some sort of legislatedalternative.
www.pbs.org /thinktank/transcript726.html   (3725 words)

 Brad DeLong's Semi-Daily Journal: Friedrich Hayek as Ideologue
This was central for Hayek, although in the end the fall of command socialism may have had more to do with the incentive problems for technological change in the system arising from its property arrangements as analyzed by von Mises originally in 1920.
Hayek, along with Popper and Whitehead, was a big opponent of predictive determinism as a scientific model, and some of his writings are early statements of principles of self-organization.
It seems that Hayek is pushing the evidence for his thesis,as far as I understand it from the debate in these comments, in RTS a lot further than the situation in 1956, that the vast majority of other observers would recognise, merits.
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 Friedrich Hayek -- Philosophy Books and Online Resources
This soberly written book by a Nobel Laureate economist is a summary of the author's thoughts on socialism, knowledge in society, and the evolution of society and what he calls the "extended order" (roughly the interconnected system of transactions that make up the economy).
As for economics, the book works out the calculation argument against socialism, an economic argument that to people who have read Austrian economics is perhaps the most impressive and thorough argument against communism or socialism ever articulated.
It claims, a claim central to the evolutionary thesis, that socialism as such is simply a misguided attempt to correct a misunderstood system (the market economy) that solves problems (allocation of goods, coordination of economic activities, etc.) unsolvable by any other means.
www.erraticimpact.com /~20thcentury/html/friedrich_hayek.htm   (572 words)

 Friedrich Hayek Tribute Page
m Hayek's inaugural address upon becoming a professor at the London School of Economics in 1931 he declared that it was "almost inevitable" that any "warmhearted person, as soon as he becomes conscious of the existing misery, should become a socialist." But economic study would bring that person to a more conservative point of view.
Hayek fully understood the role LIMITED government and The Rule of Law must play in any civilized society.
All information on this and referred pages should be distributed widely (with appropriate references to sources) to spread Hayek's principles to as many people as possible and move our countries toward more ideal conditions for all people.
hayekpage.tripod.com   (888 words)

 Friedrich A. von Hayek
Hayek long ago pointed out that 'market socialism' among state enterprises might provide a few mechanical rules such as 'Invest where the expected return exceeds a market rate of interest plus a risk premium'.
Hayek believed that enterprises are gambles which sometimes fail: a future comes to pass in which certain investments should not have been made.
And that Hayek was a great man, but that his contributions to economics and moral philosophy were not in the area of business cycle analysis.
www.j-bradford-delong.net /Economists/hayek.html   (3076 words)

 Friedrich Hayek   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
He was agreeable to meeting for dinner and in order to have a quiet uninterrupted place to eat, I moved from a single room at the Peninsula Hotel to a small suite.
In November of 1978, while Hayek was a visiting scholar at the Hoover Institution, we taped the series of interviews.
Remembering Hayek's interest in wine, I suggested he and his wife join me for a day tour of the Napa Valley Vineyards.
www.ideachannel.com /hayek.htm   (567 words)

 Hayek   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Das Hayek Institut möchte im Namen der Mont Pelerin Society die Aufmerksamkeit aller Studenten (Voll- oder Teilzeit) und Universitätswissenschaftlern unter 35 auf das „2006 Friedrich A. Hayek Fellowship Essay Contest“ lenken.
Hayek Institut, named for the late Nobel Prize winner, received the top prize for a conference series, “Austrian Economics Today,” explaining the relationship between economics and society’s ethical and moral traditions.
Hayek’s landmark book, The Road to Serfdom, published in 1944, explained how government control of economic resources and decisions ultimately could lead to totalitarianism, affecting a nation’s social fabric as well as its economy.
www.hayek-institut.at   (552 words)

 Hayek Links
Hayek Links is part of the Causa Liberal domain.
Fundacion Friedrich A. von Hayek (in spanish) [Argentina]
Friedrich Hayek: de l’economista al filòsof: Una conversa de A. Guénette amb el professor Robert Nadeau (in catalan)
hayeklinks.causaliberal.net   (2635 words)

 Hayek Page -- The Friedrich Hayek Scholars' Page
The Page of Quotes on Hayek and his Work
Web and Mag articles discussing Hayek and his work
Hayek's Essay "The Use of Knowledge in Society"
www.hayekcenter.org /friedrichhayek/hayek.html   (77 words)

 Friedrich August Von Hayek Winner of the 1974 Nobel Prize in Economics
Friedrich August Von Hayek Winner of the 1974 Nobel Prize in Economics
Non-politicized, scholarly public policy research organization drawing upon the work of F.A. Hayek.
Friedrich A. Hayek Biography from Encyclopedia Britannica (submitted by www.britannica.com)
www.almaz.com /nobel/economics/1974b.html   (198 words)

 Salma Hayek vs. Friedrich Hayek Scorecard   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
So, you're an intellectual who appreciates the subjectivist economic theory and classical liberal political theory of Friedrich Hayek.
And you're also a moviegoer who appreciates the exotic allure of Mexican screen goddess Salma Hayek.
See the Salma Hayek profile at 1440 Media.
www.csun.edu /~dgw61315/dgwhayek.html   (139 words)

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