Socialism and War

Socialism and War

by F. A. Hayek
     
 

ISBN-10: 0865977437

ISBN-13: 9780865977433

Pub. Date: 03/31/2009

Publisher: Liberty Fund, Incorporated


In the essays in this volume Hayek contributed to economic knowledge in the context of socialism and war, while providing an intellectual defense of a free society. The connection between the two topics is illuminated through essays containing some of Hayek's contributions to the socialist-calculation debate, writings pertaining to war, and the cult of scientific…  See more details below

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In the essays in this volume Hayek contributed to economic knowledge in the context of socialism and war, while providing an intellectual defense of a free society. The connection between the two topics is illuminated through essays containing some of Hayek's contributions to the socialist-calculation debate, writings pertaining to war, and the cult of scientific economic planning from the late 1930s and 1940s.

F. A. Hayek (1899–1992) was awarded the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences in 1974 and the Medal of Freedom in 1991 and was one of the leading Austrian economists and political philosophers of the twentieth century.

Bruce Caldwell is Professor of Economics and the Director of the Center for the History of Political Economy at Duke University. He is the current General Editor of The Collected Works of F. A. Hayek.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780865977433
Publisher:
Liberty Fund, Incorporated
Publication date:
03/31/2009
Series:
Collected Works of F. A. Hayek
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents


Editorial Foreword
Introduction
Part I. Market Socialism and the Socialist Calculation Debate
1. The Nature and History of the Problem
Addendum: Review of Planwirtschaft und Verkehrswirtschaft
Foreword to Brutzkus, Economic Planning in Soviet Russia
2. The Present State of the Debate
3. Socialist Calculation: The Competitive 'Solution'
4. The Economics of Planning
Part II. The Economics and Politics of War
5. Pricing versus Rationing
6. The Economy of Capital
7. Documents Relating to the War
Part III. Planning, Freedom, and the Politics of Socialism
8. Freedom and the Economic System
9. Freedom and the Economic System [1939]
10. Planning, Science, and Freedom
11. The Intellectuals and Socialism
Appendix: Hayek's Reviews of the Literature
Editor's Acknowledgments
Name Index
Subject Index

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