The Ethics of F.A. Hayek

The Ethics of F.A. Hayek

by Graham Walker
     
 

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Provides a philosophical and critical analysis of F.A. Hayek's version of Classical Liberalism. Highlighting weaknesses of the agnostic, evolutionary ethics that Hayek, a recipient of the Nobel Prize in Economics, considers foundational to his free-market system, the study explores alternative moral foundations within Christian ethics.

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Provides a philosophical and critical analysis of F.A. Hayek's version of Classical Liberalism. Highlighting weaknesses of the agnostic, evolutionary ethics that Hayek, a recipient of the Nobel Prize in Economics, considers foundational to his free-market system, the study explores alternative moral foundations within Christian ethics.

Author Biography: Graham Walker is Assistant Professor of Political Science, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.

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Ronald Nash
Walker's book is one of the very best non-technical introductions to the important work of F.A. Hayek. I recommend it highly.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780819152510
Publisher:
University Press of America
Publication date:
05/01/1986
Pages:
140
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

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