Hayek: Economist and Social Philosopher

A Critical Retrospect

  • Stephen F. Frowen

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxvi
  2. Meghnad Desai
    Pages 1-7
  3. Barry Smith, D. A. Reisman
    Pages 9-36
  4. Stephen D. Parsons, John Watkins
    Pages 63-93
  5. Karl Milford, P. M. Rattansi
    Pages 95-124
  6. Tony Lawson, Christopher T. Saunders, John O’Neill
    Pages 125-154
  7. Steve Fleetwood, Jochen Runde
    Pages 155-183
  8. Hansjörg Klausinger, Roland Vaubel
    Pages 195-220
  9. G. R. Steele, Jens Hölscher, Victoria Chick
    Pages 237-258
  10. Ray Richardson, B. C. Roberts
    Pages 259-280
  11. E. F. M. Wubben, Eamonn Butler
    Pages 281-309
  12. Back Matter
    Pages 313-324

About this book


This volume provides a critical assessment of the wide spectrum of Hayek's celebrated work as economist and social philosopher. Included are papers on Hayek's early writings in the field of monetary economics, on which his later campaign against inflation, his controversial proposal for competing currencies, and his negative view of the impact of trade unions on the economy are based. Hayek's social philosophy, often regarded as the centre piece of his famous work, and the fundamental findings about human thinking, society, the market system and social rules of conduct it is based on, is evaluated by leading contemporary social philosophers. The volume leaves little doubt as to the considerable impact of Hayek's thinking on economic policy and social philosophy.


economic policy economics John Maynard Keynes Keynes Marx monetary economics monetary policy philosophy

Editors and affiliations

  • Stephen F. Frowen
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.University CollegeLondonUK
  2. 2.Von Hügel InstituteSt Edmund’s CollegeUK

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