Law, Legislation And Liberty, Volume 2: The Mirage of Social Justice by F. A. Hayek

Law, Legislation And Liberty, Volume 2: The Mirage of Social Justice

byF. A. Hayek

Paperback | October 15, 1978

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F. A. Hayek made many valuable contributions to the field of economics as well as to the disciplines of philosophy and politics. This volume represents the second of Hayek's comprehensive three-part study of the relations between law and liberty. Here, Hayek expounds his conviction that he continued unexamined pursuit of "social justice" will contribute to the erosion of personal liberties and encourage the advent of totalitarianism.

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F. A. Hayek (1899-1992), recipient of the Medal of Freedom in 1991 and co-winner of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics in 1974, was a pioneer in monetary theory and the principal proponent of libertarianism in the twentieth century. He taught at the University of London, the University of Chicago, and the University of Freiburg.

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Title:Law, Legislation And Liberty, Volume 2: The Mirage of Social JusticeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:210 pages, 8.5 × 5.58 × 1.1 inPublished:October 15, 1978Publisher:University Of Chicago Press

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ISBN - 10:0226320839

ISBN - 13:9780226320830

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Table of Contents

Preface
Corrigenda to Volume 1
7. General Welfare and Particular Purposes
8. The Quest for Justice
9. 'Social' or Distributive Justice
10. The Market Order or Catallaxy
11. The Discipline of Abstract Rules and the Emotions of the Tribal Society
Notes
Index

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Dr. Hayek is world-famous for his valuable contributions to the field of economics as well as the the disciplines of philosophy and politics. This volume represents the second of Hayek's comprehensive three-part study of the relations between law and liberty. Here Hayek expounds his conviction that the continued unexamined pursuit of 'social justice' will contribute to the erosion of personal liberties and encourage the advent of totalitarianism.