Samuel Hollander
Samuel Hollander is University Professor Emeritus at the University of Toronto, Canada, where he served on the faculty from 1963 to 1998, and is currently affiliated with the Department of Economics at Ben-Gurion University, Israel. An Officer of the Order of Canada and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, Professor Hollander holds an honorary Doctorate of Laws from McMaster University, Ontario, Canada, and was a Research Director at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) of France, 1999-2000.
The Order of Canada / L'Ordre Du Canada
Governor General of Canada, Appointment to the Order of Canada, Samuel Hollander, O.C.
He remains one of the world’s greatest authorities on the history of economic thought. His series of innovative and authoritative volumes on the nineteenth-century fathers of economics has revolutionized the study of classical economics. He has earned a reputation as an internationally renowned scholar and speaker. As a professor at the University of Toronto, he has influenced and inspired innumerable students, many of whom are now professors at universities around the world.
12 January 1999
Latest Published Books
  • Fourth volume of Collected Essays including contributions since 1998.
  • Demonstrates the high relevance for the recent banking crisis of Adam Smith's position on government intervention.
  • Extensive comparisons amongst 18th, 19th, and 20th century economists.
  • Spells out Engels' contribution, in his twenties, to the foundations of the Marxian enterprise, culminating in the Communist Manifesto
  • Traces his responses to a changing industrial environment after Marx's death
  • Considers his late qualifications to the doctrine of historical materialism