Less than thirty years after the fall of the Berlin Wall and the collapse of the Soviet empire in 1990, socialism is at the center of political discussions in many European countries as well as the United States. Conferees discussed the historical roots, development, and ideas at the basis of socialist thinking, as well as various critiques from thinkers such as Mises, Hayek, and Friedman.
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Socialism and War
By F. A. Hayek
Edited by Bruce Caldwell
In the essays in this volume Hayek contributed to economic knowledge in the context of socialism and war, while providing an intellectual defense of a free society. The connection between the two topics is illuminated through essays containing some of Hayek’s contributions to the socialist-calculation debate, writings pertaining to war,…
By Ludwig von Mises
Translated by J. Kahane
Foreword by F. A. Hayek
More than thirty years ago F. A. Hayek said of Socialism: “It was a work on political economy in the tradition of the great moral philosophers, a Montesquieu or Adam Smith, containing both acute knowledge and profound wisdom. . . . To none of us young men who read the…
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