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  2. Frédéric Bastiat - Wikipediaédéric_Bastiat

    Frédéric Bastiat. Claude-Frédéric Bastiat ( / bɑːstiˈɑː /; French: [klod fʁedeʁik bastja]; 30 June 1801 – 24 December 1850) was a French economist, writer and a prominent member of the French Liberal School. [1] A member of the French National Assembly, Bastiat developed the economic concept of opportunity cost and introduced the ...

  3. Frederic Bastiat | Biography & Facts | Britannica

    Frédéric Bastiat, (born June 30, 1801, Mugron, near Bayonne, France—died December 24, 1850, Rome, Papal States [Italy]), French economist, best known for his journalistic writing in favour of free trade and the economics of Adam Smith.

  4. Frédéric Bastiat Quotes (Author of The Law) - Goodreads

    359 quotes from Frédéric Bastiat: 'Socialism, like the ancient ideas from which it springs, confuses the distinction between government and society. As a result of this, every time we object to a thing being done by government, the socialists conclude that we object to its being done at all.

  5. Frederic Bastiat: Education, Accomplishments, Published Works

    Frederic Bastiat (1801-1850) was a 19th-century philosopher and economist famous for his ideas about the role of the state in economic development. Bastiat was known for identifying flaws in ...

  6. The Law, by Frederic Bastiat

    The Law, first published as a pamphlet in June, 1850, is already more than a hundred years old. And because its truths are eternal, it will still be read when another century has passed. Frederic Bastiat (1801-1850) was a French economist, statesman, and author.

  7. Frédéric Bastiat - Econlib

    Joseph Schumpeter described Bastiat nearly a century after his death as “the most brilliant economic journalist who ever lived.” Orphaned at the age of nine, Bastiat tried his hand at commerce, farming, and insurance sales. In 1825, after he inherited his grandfather’s estate, he quit working, established a discussion group, and read ...

  8. Books by Frédéric Bastiat (Author of The Law) - Goodreads

    Frédéric Bastiat has 455 books on Goodreads with 48583 ratings. Frédéric Bastiat’s most popular book is The Law.