January 11, 2004

Postrel on Hayek

Virginia Postrel has an article on Friedrich the Great at Boston.com. Reading The Constitution of Liberty was a pretty unique experience for me. I knew relatively little about Hayek at the time except "economist, libertarian economist" but I've rarely read anyone who just seemed so right so much of the time. He deserves recognition as "one of the most important thinkers you've barely heard of". His work on tacit knowledge and "the role of prices in coordinating dispersed information" is eye-opening.

Posted by richard at January 11, 2004 07:49 PM