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Author photo. Courtesy of the Mises Institute, Henry Hazlitt Estate

Courtesy of the Mises Institute, Henry Hazlitt Estate

Henry Hazlitt (1894–1993)

Author of Economics in One Lesson

Includes the names: H Hazlitt, Henry Hazlitt, Henry Haslitt, ed. Henry Hazlitt, Henry Hazlitt et al.

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Economics in One Lesson 2,080 copies, 32 reviews
The Foundations of Morality 72 copies, 1 review
Thinking as a Science 49 copies, 1 review
Man vs. the welfare state 44 copies, 1 review
The Conquest of Poverty 43 copies, 1 review
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Henry Hazlitt was a libertarian philosopher, an economist, and a journalist. He was the founding vice-president of the Foundation for Economic Education and an early editor of The Freeman magazine, an important libertarian publication. In 1946 Hazlitt wrote Economics in One Lesson, his seminal text on free market economics, which Ayn Rand referred to as doing a "...magnificent job of theoretical exposition." Hazlitt is credited with bringing his ideas and those of the so-called Austrian School to the American economics scene and his work has influenced the likes of economist Ludwig von Mises, novelist and essayist Ayn Rand, and 2008 Libertarian Party Presidential nominee and congressman, Ron Paul.
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