Henry Hazlitt

Henry Hazlitt

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Henry Stuart Hazlitt was an American economist, philosopher, literary critic and journalist for such publications as The Wall Street Journal, The Nation, The American Mercury, Newsweek, and The New York Times. A great-great-great nephew of British essayist William Hazlitt, Henry Hazlitt was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and raised in Brooklyn, New York. He grew up in relative poverty, his father having died when Hazlitt was an infant. His early heroes were Herbert Spencer and William James, and his first ambition was for an academic career in psychology and philosophy. He attended New York's tuition-free City College, but left after only a short time in order to support his twice-widowed mother. Hazlitt started his career at The Wall Street Journal as secretary to the managing editor when he was still a teenager, and his interest in the field of economics began while working thereshow more

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  • Paperback | 176 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 10mm | 268g
  • DIC Press
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136775573
  • 9786136775579