Monthly Archives: October 2009

Reagan Reads Hayek

From Steven Hayward, The Age of Reagan, 1964-1980, The Fall of the Old Liberal Order, p. xxii: “Lee Edwards recalls being once left along in Reagan’s study while then-Governor Reagan went to the kitchen to prepare cocktails.  Edwards began browsing … Continue reading

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New Articles

Jack Birner, “From Group Selection to Ecological Niches:  Popper’s Rethinking of Evolution in the Light of Hayek’s Theory of Culture” in Rethinking Popper, Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science,  Volume 272, Springer Netherlands,  2009, Part II, pp. 185-202.  University … Continue reading

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Why Tautological Math Is Privileged Over Hayekian Causal Explanation in Economic “Science”

All you need to know about the economic profession: I immersed myself in the literature for a few of months so that I could more precisely fit our contribution into the existing literature. We managed to reduce the equations in … Continue reading

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SEMINAR: Hayek’s _Monetary Theory and the Trade Cycle_

There can be no better time than now to grapple with Hayek’s most broad ranging book on the problems of money and the trade cycle, at a time when economists are again opening their minds to the fundamental questions of … Continue reading

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