Hayek: A Collaborative Biography

Part IX: The Divine Right of the 'Free' Market

  • Robert Leeson

Part of the Archival Insights into the Evolution of Economics book series (AIEE)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Robert Leeson
    Pages 1-61
  3. Robert Leeson
    Pages 63-130
  4. Andrew Farrant, Edward McPhail
    Pages 263-284
  5. Robert Leeson
    Pages 305-355
  6. Robert Leeson
    Pages 357-370
  7. Helen Fry
    Pages 371-403
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 405-420

About this book


This book is the ninth volume in this series which explores the life of Nobel Price-winning economist F.A. Hayek (1899-1992). Hayek was  famous for promoting an Austrian version of classical liberalism: this multi-volume biography examines the evolution of Hayek’s life and influence.

In this volume, a variety of well-known contributors discuss Hayek's views on the divine right of the market taking democratic and free-market principles into account. Topics range from Hayek's philosophical influences, to the profound change his ideas wrought on the political and economic landscape.


Macroeconomics Free market economy Political economy Friedrich August von Hayek Austrian School of economics

Editors and affiliations

  • Robert Leeson
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of EconomicsStanford UniversityStanford, CAUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2017
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, Cham
  • eBook Packages Economics and Finance
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-60707-8
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-60708-5
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