This book traces the life's work of a man now widely regarded as one of the greatest economists, political philosophers and social theorists of the century. The result is the most alive and accessible introduction to Hayek to date.

Editorial Foreword -- Introduction -- PART ONE -- Vienna-New York-Vienna -- PART TWO -- London -- PART THREE -- A Parting in the Road -- PART FOUR -- Chicago-Freiburg -- Publications and Letters Mentioned in Text -- Index of Persons and Places -- See illustrations following page.