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  Henry Hazlitt - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Henry Hazlitt (November 28, 1894 - July 8, 1993) was a libertarian philosopher, economist and journalist for The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Newsweek, and The American Mercury, among other publications.
Hazlitt was the founding vice-president of the Foundation for Economic Education and an early editor of The Freeman magazine.
A well-known quote from Henry Hazlitt: "Wit is the salt of conversation, not the food."
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 Henry Hazlitt   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-07)
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 Biography of Henry Hazlitt
Hazlitt also wanted to be known for his other contributions, which include a novel, a trialogue on literary criticism, two large treaties on economics and moral philosophy, several edited volumes, some sixteen other books, and countless chapters in books, articles, commentaries, reviews.
Henry Stuart Hazlitt was born in Philadelphia, son of Stuart Clark Hazlitt and Bertha Zaunder Hazlitt.
Hazlitt argued that government intervention focuses on the consequences that are seen and ignores those that are not.
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 Aaron Clemens   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-07)
Hazlitt questions why modern liberals tout their "new" programs, which are only recycled demagoguery aimed at ensuring their reelection, that actually signal the regression of the American way of life that has brought us to the forefront of the world into the socialism that even FDR railed against.
Hazlitt argues that it is the unions exploiting the capital tied up in their particular industry to unrealistically raise wages rather than the owners exploiting their workers.
Hazlitt discusses for a while the difference in causes for the poverty stricken (like they have a disease) and admits that it is extremely difficult to pinpoint an exact cause for most unemployment and than most poverty is a result of either or both luck and those who deserve the blame for their poverty.
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 Economics in One Lesson by Henry Hazlitt
Henry Hazlitt may never be hailed as one of the world's greatest economists, but judging from today's dominant theories, neither would Ludwig Von Mises.
Hazlitt takes the broken-window fallacy and shows how it applies to economic principles, and he shows how many economic analysts use the fallacy in justifying their own pet schemes.
Hazlitt's style is so much to the point that he has managed, in a minimum number of pages, to destroy virtually every fallacy adhered to by John Kenneth Galbreath in all of his voluminous writings.
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 A Rembrandt among Commentators   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-07)
Hazlitt wrote superbly and deserves immense credit for keeping his head during the middle decades of the century, when nearly all his contemporaries were seduced by socialist ideas and Keynesian economics.
Hazlitt is wickedly irreverent, noting at one point: "It is amazing how many fallacies and inversions Keynes can pack in a small space, and especially how many fallacies, like a set of Chinese boxes, he can pack inside other fallacies." He concludes that none of Keynes's significant doctrines was both original and true.
Hazlitt regarded the proposed system of fixed but adjustable exchange rates, with only a partial tie to gold via the dollar, as logically flawed and bound, eventually, to collapse in a global inflation.
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 Henry Hazlitt: A Man for Many Seasons   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-07)
Henry Stuart Hazlitt was born in Philadelphia on November 28, 1894, the son of Stuart Clark Hazlitt and Bertha (Zauner) Hazlitt.
Hazlitt's prodigious reading and prolific writing throughout these years were preparing him for the important contributions he was to make to the understanding of economic theory and social cooperation.
Hazlitt described it as "one of the most important books of our generation." The University of Chicago Press had printed only 3,000 copies, and when the book made the best-seller list the publisher's stock was soon exhausted, and they had to begin reprinting right away.
www.libertyhaven.com /thinkers/henryhazlitt/seasons.html   (4243 words)

  
 Henry Hazlitt: Journalist of the Century   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-07)
Hazlitt, though unfamiliar with the totality of the Austrian theory of the business cycle, argued that the Depression was caused by loose credit and subsequent interventions in the labor market.
Hazlitt enjoyed his years at the Times, yet as with his previous positions, he eventually came under pressure from the publisher to compromise himself.
Henry Hazlitt, although he made a profound difference in our age, seemed sometimes to be from another time.
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 Henry Hazlitt – Journalist Advocate of Free Enterprise - Economic Insights - FRB Dallas
Hazlitt gives Bastiat the credit for inspiring his own immensely influential book, Economics in One Lesson, by relating in full at its beginning Bastiat's famous anecdote, "The Seen and the Unseen." For it is what is not seen that is often so very important in appraising different economic policies.
Henry Stuart Hazlitt was born in Philadelphia in 1894.
Hazlitt's desire to be a writer was as strong as ever, and he resumed his self-education through reading, especially about economic issues.
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 Laissez Faire Books
Hazlitt was born in 1894, and although he flirted with redistributionist schemes in his early youth, while still in high school he discovered the works of the great classical liberals Herbert Spencer and William Graham Sumner.
In fact, Hazlitt was to play a crucial role in all the early attempts to launch a pro-freedom movement in America.
Henry Hazlitt was there at the beginning, and he has been there ever since, patiently writing, lecturing, editing, promoting ideas of liberty.
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 Henry Hazlitt Foundation and Free-Market.Net Archive   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-07)
The Henry Hazlitt Foundation was created in 1997 by Chris Whitten, who had been publishing a libertarian portal called free-market.com since 1995.
The foundation's name honored the great free-market economist Henry Hazlitt who brought the ideas of freedom to millions of people through his writings in newspapers and popular books, and through networking libertarian thinkers.
The Henry Hazlitt Foundation also created other Internet-based tools for spreading libertarian ideas and networking libertarian activists, including ifeminists.com and Bureaucrash.
www.hazlitt.org   (148 words)

  
 Henry Hazlitt / Biography
A recent collection of Henry Hazlett's essays, The Wisdom of Henry Hazlitt (with an introduction by Hans F. Sennholz) was reviewed by James Powell in 1993.
Mencken remarked that Hazlitt "is one of the few economists in human history who could really write." By the 1940s, Hazlitt was writing columns and editorials for the New York Times.
Of course, Hazlitt remarks with evident outrage, ignorance is never an acceptable excuse when peaceful citizens run afoul of these byzantine laws or regulations.
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 The New American - Farewell to Henry Hazlitt - August 23, 1993   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-07)
Henry Hazlitt, the last of the remnant generation, died last month at the age of 98.
A largely self-educated economist, Hazlitt was a respected financial journalist and a prolific writer who fought for the idea of individual liberty with boundless courage and sound thinking.
Henry Hazlitt's gift was his ability to tackle seemingly complex economic problems and explain them in terms that the layman could understand.
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William Hazlitt, the son of an Irish Unitarian clergyman, was born in Maidstone, Kent, on 10th April, 1778...
Hazlitt's Hotel is located in London's Theatreland, just off Soho Square, close to Oxford Street, Leicester Square, the British Museum, Covent Garden and Piccadilly Circus.
Henry Hazlitt was one of a very special breed, an economic journalist who not only reported on economic and political...
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 Henry Hazlitt   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-07)
My role model Henry Hazlitt was one, John Chamberlain was another.
Economist Henry Hazlitt in his classic bestseller Economics in One Lesson, puts it this way: "the art of economics consists in looking not merely at the...
Backing the project were other giants such as FA Hayek, Lawrence Fertig, Henry Hazlitt, and Murray Rothbard, who led academic programs here until his death in...
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 Henry Hazlitt   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-07)
Henry Hazlitt (November 28 1894 - July 8 1993) was a libertarian philosopher economist and journalist for The Wall Street Journal The York Times and Newsweek among other publications.
Hazlitt repeatedly illustrates, in clear and understandable language, why economic...
Henry Hazlitt was the author of 17 books.
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 Henry Hazlitt, 1894-1993
Hazlitt, born on November 28, 1894, died on July 8 at the age of 98.
As a teenager, Hazlitt started his career at the Wall Street Journal, and he wrote his first book, Thinking as a Science, at the age of 21.
Hazlitt and Mises became fast friends, and Mises thrilled to Hazlitt's blasts against price controls, union power, government spending, inflationary monetary policies, and regulation.
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 Free Speaker - What every debater should know about economics
While Hazlitt's Lesson is not exactly a separate economic principle, it is a form of mental discipline that must be exercised when constructing or analyzing policy.
Hazlitt's book, Economics in One Lesson, is still one of the best examples of the economic way of thinking put into practice.
Although Hazlitt's law is the basis of the economic way of thinking, it provides a useful framework for evaluating foreign policy decisions as well.
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 Henry Hazlitt (1894-1993)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-07)
Henry Hazlitt's immense stature among contemporary advocates of liberty is not built upon overstated plaudits and accolades.
Hazlitt's position is fully deserved because of his great ability to promote a better understanding of the free market and of the importance of freedom as a foundation for morality.
Hazlitt remained a loyal friend and supporter of FEE throughout his life and even bequeathed his personal library to the Foundation.
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 The Lundy Chair Philosophy of Business
Hazlitt has made a distinctive contribution to the history of economic science through his ability to write, explain economic theory and policy well to a broad audience outside the academia.
Hazlitt also editorialized against deficit spending, against regarding supposed tax loopholes as subsidies, against the moonshot and agricultural aid, and against soak-the-rich and anti-business policies.
Hazlitt’s criticism of the Marshall Plan, in particular, was cited in later years by the defenders of Marshall as a particularly irritating source of naysay.
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 Amazon.ca: Books: Economics in One Lesson   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-07)
Hazlitt was a remarkably lucid writer, and this short book is justly regarded as a classic introduction to the dismal science of economics.
Henry Hazlitt's book starts with a single lesson-that economics means looking beyond the immediate effects of any act or policy to the consequences of it for everyone.
Hazlitt states in his first sentence that economics is haunted by more fallacies than any other study known to man. I tend to agree.
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 LibertyGuide.com - Henry Hazlitt   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-07)
Henry Hazlitt, responsible for bringing Freidrich Hayek and Ludwig Von Mises’ works to the attention of Americans, has been credited with also with bring liberty in general to the masses.
It is estimated that Hazlitt wrote 10,000 pieces, including columns, editorials and articles during his lifetime, most for notable publications such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Newsweek, in addition to his series of books and novels.
Some say his most enduring work is Economics in One Lesson, one of the most popular economics books today, where he taught millions of Americans the benefits of a free market.
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 First Place-2002 SFIS Economics Essay Competition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-07)
In terms of economics, the government tends to do what is best for the short-term and for what immediately benefits a few sectors of the population rather than practicing what Henry Hazlitt calls “good economics”*3.
Because of these occurrences during wartime, a “good economist”; would agree that war is not good for the economy, it is a setback18.
* According to Henry Hazlitt, “good economics” is the practice of economics that has positive long-term effects on the majority of the people as opposed to “bad economics” which benefits the short-term and limited sections of the population.
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 Knowledge Products Audiobooks - Economics In One Lesson by Henry Hazlitt
Henry Hazlitt's Economics In One Lesson was first published in 1946.
But Hazlitt saw many fallacies in the conventional wisdom of his day, including fallacies in Keynes' thinking and other fallacies that had persisted for centuries.
Hazlitt's masterpiece examines and debunks a number of ideas that continue to plague economic reasoning.
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 Henry Hazlitt - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-07)
Henry Hazlitt (November 28, 1894 - July 8, 1993) was a libertarian philosopher, economist and journalist for The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and Newsweek, among other publications.
See Bibliography of Henry Hazlitt (http://www.mises.org/hazlitt/hazlittbib.asp) for complete list.
The Ludwig von Mises Institute (http://www.mises.org) has re-published three books by Hazlitt.
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 Article: Broken Glass, Candle Wax and Rainbow Stew - Bob McTeer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-07)
As retold by Hazlitt, it is known as "the fallacy of the broken window." To make a long story short, it seems that some teenagers threw a brick through a baker’s window.
According to Hazlitt, "The broken-window fallacy, under a hundred disguises, is the most persistent in the history of economics." He said that in 1946.
Hazlitt argued that bad economists and demagogues are usually more effective in presenting their errors to the public than good economists are at presenting their truths.
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 Henry HAZLITT - Vikipedio
Henry HAZLITT estis libertariano filozofo, ekonomikisto kaj and ĵurnalisto.
Li estas bone konata por lia libro Economics in one lesson (Ekonomiko en unu leciono), sed li verkis ankaŭ aliajn librojn, inter kiuj estas grava verko pri etiko, The Foundations of Morality (La Fundamentoj de Moralo).
La Fonduso Henry Hazlitt eldonas iujn el liaj tekstoj (angle).
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