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F. A. Hayek (18991992) was awarded the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences in 1974 and the Medal of Freedom in 1991 and was one of ...
F. A. Hayek (18991992) 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.
W. W. Bartley, III (19341990) was a Professor of Philosophy and a Senior Research Fellow at Stanford University and an author.
Stephen Kresge was the General Editor of The Collected Works of F. A. Hayek until his retirement in 2002.
PART I. THE ECONOMIST AND HIS DISMAL TASK
The Trend of Economic Thinking 17
On Being an Economist 35
Two Types of Mind 49
History and Politics 56
PART II. THE ORIGINS OF POLITICAL ECONOMY IN BRITAIN
Francis Bacon: Progenitor of Scientism (1561-1626) 75
Dr. Bernard Mandeville (1670-1733) 79
The Legal and Political Philosophy of David Hume (1711-1776) 101
Addendum: A Discovery about Hume by Keynes and Sraffa 118
Adam Smith (1723-1790): His Message in Today's Language 119
Addendum: Review, Adam Smith as Student and Professor 122
PART III. ENGLISH MONETARY POLICY AND THE BULLION DEBATE
Genesis of the Gold Standard in Response to English Coinage Policy in the 17th and 18th Centuries 127
First Paper Money in 18th-Century France 155
The Period of Restrictions, 1797-1821, and the Bullion Debate in England 177
The Dispute Between the Currency School and the Banking School, 1821-1848 216
Richard Cantillon (c.1680-1734) 245
Addenda: On Higgs 290
Henry Thornton (1760-1815) 295
PART IV. CURRENTS OF THOUGHT IN THE 19th CENTURY
Frederic Bastiat (1801-1850), Jules Dupuit (1804-1866), and Hermann Heinrich Gossen (1810-1858) 347
Chronological Order of Contents 373
Bibliographical Note 375
Editor's Acknowledgements 376
Posted January 11, 2013
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