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Faith and Liberty: The Economic Thought of the Late Scholastics

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An important book on the history of thought but a crucial study in the development of the Austrian School. There is no more comprehensive account available.
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Alejandro Chafuen is an expert on the Late Scholastics who wrote in the tradition of St.Thomas Aquinas. Joseph Schumpeter called them the first real economists. Writing long before Adam Smith, they wrote on private property, trade, monetary theory and policy, value, price, entrepreneurship, the state, and much more, anticipating insights of the Austrian school yet to come.

Faith and Liberty is a vastly expanded edition of Chafuen's influential Christians for Freedom. This is an important book for anyone interested in the neglected area of the history of thought, and the development of the Austrian school.

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ISBN 978073910541
Publisher Lexington Books
Publication Date 2003
Edition 2nd
Binding PB
Page Length 176
Dimensions 6" x 9"

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