On March 27, the Danube Institute in Budapest has hosted a conference on P.T. Bauer (1915-2002), to me a very often underrated intellectual giant. If I understand it right, it was the first conference ever in Hungary to be centered upon the thought of this distinguished Anglo-Hungarian economist. Nemo propheta in patria. Bauer 's journey as a scholar and as an economist begun in 1934, when he entered Caius College in Cambridge at age 19. As he himself remembered, "my father was a bookmaker, and one of his clients suggested to him that his industrious son might benefit from a British university education, possibly Cambridge". Having "no contacts" in that country, he "simply turned up" in Cambridge in March
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