Friedrich August von Hayek Further Reading - Essay

Further Reading

(Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism)


Leube, Kurt R. and Albert A. Zlabinger eds. Political Economy of Freedom: Essays in Honor of Friedrich A. Von Hayek, pp. 253-319. Munich: Philosophia Verlag, 1985.

Comprehensive bibliography of Hayek's books, essays, pamphlets and other writings.


Butler, Eamonn. Hayek: His Contribution to the Political and Economic Thought of Our Time, pp. 1-14. New York: Universe Books, 1985.

Sketches Hayek's life and career highlights.


Buckley, William F. Jr. “The Road to Serfdom: The Intellectuals and Socialism.” In Essays on Hayek, edited by Fritz Machlup, pp. 95-106. New York: New York University Press, 1976.

Criticizes intellectuals on the political left for failing to understand and heed Hayek's warnings regarding the dangers of economic planning.

Francis, Mark. “The Austrian Mind in Exile: Kelsen, Schumpeter and Hayek.” In The Viennese Enlightenment, edited by Mark Francis, pp. 63-87. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1985.

Places Hayek's thought in Austrian historical and philosophical context.

Roche, George C. III. “The Relevance of Friedrich A. Hayek.” In Essays on Hayek, edited by Fritz Machlup, pp. 1-11. New York: New York University Press, 1976.

Discusses Hayek's political arguments in relation to debates among conservatives and liberals in the later years of the Cold War.

Steele, G. R. The Economics of Friedrich Hayek, p. 262. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1993.

Systematic discussion of Hayek's economic theories, concentrating on the role of markets in signaling the proper price for producer and consumer goods.

Walker, Graham. The Ethics of F. A. Hayek, p. 140. Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 1986.

Examines the relationship among Hayek's religious, political and economic views.

Wilhelm, Morris M. “The Political Thought of Friedrich A. Hayek.” Political Studies, 20, No. 2, (June 1972): 169-84.

Highly critical review of Hayek's work emphasizing the role of tradition in justifying unjust inequalities.

Additional coverage of Hayek's life and career is contained in the following sources published by the Gale Group: Contemporary Authors, Vols. 93–96, 137; Contemporary Authors New Revision Series, Vol. 20; and Major 20th-Century Writers, Vols. 1, 2.