Friedrich August von Hayek (May 8, 1899 - March 23, 1992) was an economist of the Austrian School noted for his defense of free-market capitalism against a rising tide of socialism thought in the mid-20th century. He also made important contributions to the fields of jurisprudence and cognitive science.
The Road to Serfdom (1944)
The Use of Knowledge in Society (1945)
The Sensory Order (1952)
The Constitution of Liberty