This is necessary because some may obtain only one volume of this three-volume series, and therefore each volume has been made as self-sufficient as possible. Hayek for writing the Introduction, to Arthur Goddard, and to the William Volker Fund.
The Editor wishes to express his appreciation to Seymour Cain, to W. Even those who may question the eminence of Frédéric Bastiat as an economic theorist will grant that he was a publicist of genius.
The Foundation for Economic Education translation of some of Bastiat’s most famous pamphlets, written as part of his opposition to the growth of socialism in France in the 1840s.
The volume contains “What is Seen and What is Not Seen”, “The Law”, and “The State”.
The first 45 years of his life were spent in preparation for five tremendously productive years writing in favor of freedom.
Bastiat was the founder of the weekly newspaper, Le Libre Échange, a contributor to numerous periodicals, and the author of sundry pamphlets and speeches dealing with the pressing issues of his day. Hayek The text of this edition is under copyright Frederic Bastiat (1801-1850) was a French economist, statesman, and author.
Three types of notes are included: Translator's notes are directed at the general reader and are mainly about persons and terms.
Editor's notes refer to notes by the editor of the French edition; Bastiat's notes stand without such notations.
Bastiat was the founder of the weekly newspaper, a contributor to numerous periodicals, and the author of sundry pamphlets and speeches dealing with the pressing issues of his day.
Frédéric Bastiat remains one of the great champions of freedom whose writings retain their relevance today.