- Paperback: 160 pages
- Publisher: Harriman House; 1st edition (30 Sept. 2012)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0857191756
- ISBN-13: 978-0857191755
- Product Dimensions: 14 x 0.9 x 21.6 cm
- Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars See all reviews (1 customer review)
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 849,969 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Friedrich Hayek: The ideas and influence of the libertarian economist (Harriman Economics Essentials) Paperback – 30 Sep 2012
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"This book is very good - ideal as an easy to read introduction to Hayek's ideas and influence for somebody who has heard of him but hasn't actually engaged with him before. The style, as always with Eamonn, is very clear and straightforward. I like the structure as well, which has a natural flow of subject matter and argument to it."
--Dr Stephen Davies, Education Director, Institute of Economic Affairs
About the Author
Dr Eamonn Butler is director of the Adam Smith Institute, a London-based think tank dealing in market economic policy. He has an MA in Economics and Psychology from the University of St Andrews, and a PhD in Philosophy from St Andrews. Dr Butler's most recent books include The Best Book on the Market (Capstone, 2008), Milton Friedman (Harriman House, 2011), Adam Smith: A Primer (Institute of Economic Affairs, 2007) and Rotten State of Britain (Gibson Square, 2009). Earlier books include Ludwig von Mises: Fountainhead Of The Modern Microeconomics Revolution (Gower, 1988) and Forty Centuries of Wage and Price Controls (co-authored with Robert L. Schuettinger, Green Hill Publishers, 1979). With Dr Madsen Pirie, he is also author of a number of popular books on IQ published by Pan. Since 1979 he has co-authored and edited a number of publications on economic and policy issues for the Adam Smith Institute. Dr Butler writes regularly on economics for leading newspapers. In 2012 he received an Honorary D.Litt from Heriot-Watt University.