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Dr Eamonn Butler is director of the Adam Smith Institute, a London-based think tank dealing in market economic policy. He has an MA in Economics and Psychology from the University of St Andrews, and a PhD in Philosophy from St Andrews.
Dr Butler's most recent books include Friedrich Hayek (Harriman House, 2012), The Best Book on the Market (Capstone, 2008), Milton Friedman (Harriman House, ... Read more on Eamonn Butler
"An excellent primer...very readable. If only such easily digestible summaries were available for every important economist!" - Economic Research Council
"A very good, and very accessible, introduction to the breadth of Hayek's thought" - Economic History Association
"This book is very good - ideal as an easy to read introduction to Hayek's ideas and influence for somebody who has heard of him but hasn't actually engaged with him before. The style, as always with Eamonn, is very clear and straightforward. I like the structure as well, which has a natural flow of subject matter and argument to it." - Dr Stephen Davies, Education Director, Institute of Economic Affairs
Adam Smith's Lost Legacy
The publisher describes Eamonn Butler?s ?Friedrich Hayek? as ?a breath of intellectual fresh air?. I concur, for Butler is refreshingly easy to read. He is a brilliant communicator and needs to be ...Read more
An Englishman's Castle
Hayek and his ideas are still largely unknown even though they have been hugely influential in modern western economies. The average broadsheet reader could probably give a vague definition of ...Read more
Dr Eamonn Butler is Director of the Adam Smith Institute and author of the forthcoming book "Friedrich Hayek: The Ideas And Influence Of The Libertarian Economist" (Harriman House). Follow Eamonn on ...Read more
Economic History Association
Reviewed for EH.Net by Steven Horwitz, Department of Economics, St. Lawrence University.
This short book by Eamonn Butler, Director of the Adam Smith Institute in London, is a very accessible and ...
Economic Research Council
If Guy Fraser-Sampson?s talk has inspired you to find out more about the ideas of Friedrich Hayek, then Dr Eamonn Butler?s excellent primer on the Austrian economist?s works would not be a bad place ...Read more