Category Archives: SEMINAR – Road to Serfdom

SEMINAR: Hayek’s _The Road to Serfdom_ (post #4 – Orwell)

Next time we’re going to discuss this: George Orwell wrote a review of Friedrich Hayek’s The Road to Serfdom in  1944 the same year Orwell  “encapsulate[d] the thesis at the heart of his novel”.  It’s clear that Orwell was greatly … Continue reading

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SEMINAR: Hayek’s _The Road to Serfdom_ (post #3)

More from F. A. Hayek’s The Road to Serfdom, chapter 11, “The End of Truth”, p. 171: Although the beliefs [embedded in the social plan] must be chosen for the people and imposed upon them, they must become their beliefs, … Continue reading

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SEMINAR: Hayek’s _The Road to Serfdom_, post #2

F. A. Hayek’s The Road to Serfdom, chapter 11, “The End of Truth”, p. 171 begins: “It is significant that the nationalization of thought has proceeded everywhere pari passu with the nationalization of industry.”  — E. H. Carr The most … Continue reading

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SEMINAR: Hayek’s _The Road to Serfdom_

Taking Hayek Seriously has a diverse audience, and I’m going to be doing several seminars on several different Hayek works to reflect that diversity. This seminar will be on Hayek’s The Road to Serfdom, and I’ll be using the new … Continue reading

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