Friedrich August von Hayek (May 8, 1899 - March 23, 1992) was an economist of the Austrian School noted for his defense of free-market capitalism against a rising tide of socialism thought in the mid-20th century. He also made important contributions to the fields of jurisprudence and cognitive science. Important works: The Road to Serfdom (1944) The Use of Knowledge in Society (1945) The Sensory Order (1952) The Constitution of Liberty
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