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Road to Serfdom

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ISBN-10: 0255365764

ISBN-13: 9780255365765

Edition: 2005

Authors: Friedrich von Hayek

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In "The Road to Serfdom" and "The Intellectuals and Socialism", Hayek explained the enduring appeal of socialist ideas. Socialism satisfies people's desire to impose order on the world through central direction rather than allowing an order to develop through individuals' autonomous choices. Socialism has particular appeal to intellectuals -- the teachers, journalists and other commentators who pass comment on public policy without any special expertise on economic matters, whom Hayek termed 'the second-hand dealers in ideas'. Once the logic of planning has become accepted throughout society, the only solution to the inevitable failure of socialism will be the imposition of a more…    
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Book details

List price: $14.99
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Institute of Economic Affairs
Publication date: 8/20/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 140
Size: 7.87" wide x 5.12" long x 0.39" tall
Weight: 0.330
Language: English