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Socialism and War: Essays, Documents, Reviews / Edition 1

Socialism and War: Essays, Documents, Reviews / Edition 1

by Bruce Caldwell


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This volume draws on Hayek's shorter articles for weeklies, and his reviews, as well as academic papers and articles. It also includes a substantial introduction, providing full background and outlining the significance of this period for Hayek's intellectual development.
The material is divided into three sections:
*Hayek's contributions to the famous market socialism debate
*Hayek's responses to the onset of war, including his response to Keynes' How to Pay for the War
*his papers on the relationship between economic planning and freedom

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415035224
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/21/1997
Series: Collected Works of F.A. Hayek Series , #10
Pages: 282
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.69(d)

About the Author

F. A. Hayek (1899-1992), recipient of the Medal of Freedom in 1991 and co-winner of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics in 1974, was a pioneer in monetary theory and a leading proponent of classical liberalism  in the twentieth century. He taught at the University of London, the University of Chicago, and the University of Freiburg.

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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