Paul Heyne

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Paul T. Heyne (2 November 1931 – 9 March 2000) was a lecturer in economics for nearly a quarter century at the University of Washington in Seattle, United States.

Heyne received two divinity degrees from Concordia Seminary in St. Louis, took his master's degree at Washington University and his Ph.D. in ethics and society at the University of Chicago. He came to the UW in 1976, and reportedly turned down a tenured position to become a senior lecturer because of his interest in teaching undergraduates.[1]

Heyne promoted economics through his interests with religion, social issues, justice and free market economies. His best known work was his critically acclaimed introductory textbook The Economic Way of Thinking, which sold 200,000 copies in Russia alone and has been translated in Bulgarian, Czech, Hungarian, Romanian and other languages. Heyne was committed to undergraduate education, and was widely regarded as being a highly effective teacher of economics.[2]

Selected works[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

  • Audio of final public lecture, "The Moral Critics of Capitalism": [9]
  • "In Memoriam: Paul Heyne, 1931–2000": [10]