Economics

Friedrich A. von Hayek

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Abt. B Band 7: Die verhängnisvolle Anmaßung. Die Irrtümer des Sozialismus
Hrsg. v. Viktor Vanberg, übers. v. Monika Streissler

[The Fatal Conceit. The Errors of Socialism.]

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In this work, Friedrich August von Hayek gives the main arguments for the free market economy and presents his manifesto on the »errors of socialism.«
In this book Friedrich A. von Hayek summarizes the main arguments for the free market economy and presents his manifesto on the »errors of socialism.« Hayek argues that socialism has, from its origins, been mistaken on factual, and even on logical, grounds and that the repeated failures in the many different practical applications of socialist ideas were the direct outcome of these errors. He labels as the fatal conceit the idea that man is able to shape the world around him according to his wishes.
Authors/Editors

Friedrich A. von Hayek (1899–1992) 1918–23 Studium der Rechts- und Staatswissenschaften in Wien; 1921 Dr. jur.; 1923 Dr. rer. pol.; 1929 Privatdozent an der Universität Wien; 1931–50 Tooke Professor of Economic Science and Statistics, London School of Economics; 1950–62 Professor of Social and Moral Science, University of Chicago; 1962–68 Professor für Volkswirtschaftslehre, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg im Breisgau.

Viktor J. Vanberg 1995–2009 Professor für Wirtschaftspolitik an der Universität Freiburg; 2001–10 Leiter des Walter Eucken Instituts Freiburg; seit 2010 Senior Research Fellow und Vorstand, Walter Eucken Institut.
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2200-8260

Monika Streissler Dr. rer.pol., wissenschaftliche Übersetzerin u.a. von Hauptwerken von Becker, Galbraith, Hayek, Olson, North und Williamson.

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