Category Archives: Rationality

“Hayek’s Contribution to a Reconstruction of Economic Theory”

A new paper from Herbert Gintis (pdf).

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Hayek & Sable on Reason, Rules, Organization & Law

Amy J. Cohen,  “Governance Legalism: Hayek and Sabel on Reason and Rules, Organization and Law”.  From the abstract: The field of new governance has generated passionate debate about the potential effects of its efforts to democratize political decision making through … Continue reading

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huh?: David Brooks on Hayek & “Emotion” vs. “Reason”

In a recent column NY Times writer David Brooks writes the following: Right-leaning thinkers from Edmund Burke to Friedrich Hayek understood that emotion is prone to overshadow reason. They understood that emotion can be a wise guide in some circumstances … Continue reading

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