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Notable & Quotable: Friedrich Hayek - WSJ

Wall Street Journal — ‘The word truth itself ceases to have its old meaning.’

From economist Friedrich Hayek’s 1944 book “The Road to Serfdom”:

The word truth itself ceases to have its old meaning. 45 more words


Spontaneous Order Provides Control

The marketplace approach to information control is not without its criticism; a skeptic could challenge several points. First, one could contend that a marketplace of ideas must be regulated in some way, much like economic markets are. 546 more words

Moral Philosophy

New Project Makes Theories and Writings of Legendary F.A. Hayek Accessible to New Audiences

By Donald Boudreaux & Jason Clemens – Re-Blogged From the Fraser Institute

A new book, supported by a website and animated videos, makes the ideas of Nobel laureate economist F.A. 264 more words

GDP & Employment

The Essential HAYEK.

The Frasier Institute has come up with a project called Essential Hayek (here). It consists of a book, a website, and videos, that explain F.A. 383 more words

Econ. 201

Keynes Hayek: The Clash that Defined Modern Economics by Nicholas Wapshott

A remarkable book. Covers not just the development of Keynes’ and Hayek’s positions, but also how they developed in opposition to each other, then moves on to how their followers (both politicians and economists) have continued the argument over the past 70 years. 350 more words

Book Reviews

Hayek on why he got his key prediction right in the Road to Serfdom

This summary by Hayek of the contemporary meaning of socialism in the 1930s and 1940s was relatively accurate.

You must remember that clause 4 of the British Labour Party’s manifesto  committing that party to the socialisation of the means of production, distribution and exchange was only dropped relatively recently at the impetus of Tony Blair. 113 more words

Politics - USA