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Hayek's challenge [electronic resource] : an intellectual biography of F.A. Hayek / Bruce Caldwell.

By: Caldwell, Bruce, 1952-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, c2004Description: 1 online resource (xi, 489 p.).ISBN: 9780226091921 (electronic bk.); 0226091929 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Hayek, Friedrich A. von (Friedrich August), 1899-1992 | Economists -- Austria -- Biography | Economics | Business -- ManagementGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Hayek's challenge.DDC classification: 330/.092 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
The Austrian school and its opponents-historicists, socialists and positivists -- Menger's principles of economics -- The German historical school -- The methodenstreit -- Max Weber and the decline of the historical school -- Positivism and socialism -- Hayek's journey -- Hayek in Vienna -- Monetary theory and methodology -- Hayek at the London school of economics -- Some methodological debates of the 1930s -- "Economics and knowledge" and Hayek's transformation -- The abuse of reason project -- Individualism and the sensory order -- Rules, orders and evolution -- Hayek's challenge -- Journey's end-Hayek's multiple legacies -- Epilogue: A meditation on Twentieth-century economics.
Summary: 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. Bruce Caldwell--editor of The Collected Works of F.A. Hayek--understands Hayek's thought like few others, and with this book he offers us the first full intellectual biography of this pivotal social theorist. Caldwell begins by providing the n.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 439-472) and index.

The Austrian school and its opponents-historicists, socialists and positivists -- Menger's principles of economics -- The German historical school -- The methodenstreit -- Max Weber and the decline of the historical school -- Positivism and socialism -- Hayek's journey -- Hayek in Vienna -- Monetary theory and methodology -- Hayek at the London school of economics -- Some methodological debates of the 1930s -- "Economics and knowledge" and Hayek's transformation -- The abuse of reason project -- Individualism and the sensory order -- Rules, orders and evolution -- Hayek's challenge -- Journey's end-Hayek's multiple legacies -- Epilogue: A meditation on Twentieth-century economics.

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. Bruce Caldwell--editor of The Collected Works of F.A. Hayek--understands Hayek's thought like few others, and with this book he offers us the first full intellectual biography of this pivotal social theorist. Caldwell begins by providing the n.

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