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The Trend of Economic Thinking : Essays on Political Economists and Economic History - F.A. Hayek

The Trend of Economic Thinking

Essays on Political Economists and Economic History

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Published: 5th September 1991
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This is a new collection of essays by F.A. Hayek. It is the third volume in The Collected Works of F.A. Hayek and the second volume in order of appearance. Like other volumes in the series the text is published in corrected, revised and annotated form with a long introduction placing the essays in their historical and theoretical context. Of the fifteen chapters in the present work five have never previously been published, two have never before been published in English and most of the remaining chapters are difficult to obtain - only three of them are available in other Hayek collections. Overall the volume presents much newly published work by Hayek on the methodology of economics, its development as a subject, its key thinkers and its important debates.

The Economist and his Dismal Task
The Trend of Economic Thinking
On Being an Economist
Two Types of Mind
History and Politics
The Origins of Political Economy in Britain
Francis Bacon: Progenitor of Scientism (1561-1626)
Dr. Bernard Mandeville (1670-1733)
The Legal and Political Philosophy of David Hume (1711-1776) Addendum: A Discovery about Hume
Adam Smith (1723-1790): His Message in Today's Language Addendum: Review, Adam Smith as Student and Professor
English Monetary Policy and the Bullion Debate
Genesis of the Gold Standard in Response to English Coinage Policy in the 17th and 18th Centuries
First Paper Money in 18th-Century France
The Period of Restrictions, 1797-1821, and the Bullion Debate in England
The Dispute between the Currency School and the Banking School, 1821-1848
Richard Cantillion (1680-1734) Addenda: On Higgs
Henry Thornton (1760-1815)
Currents of Thought in the Nineteenth Century
Frederic Bastiat (1801-1850)
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ISBN: 9780415035156
ISBN-10: 0415035155
Series: Tavistock Classics in the History of Psychiatry
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 404
Published: 5th September 1991
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 2.39
Weight (kg): 0.74
Edition Number: 1