Description - Liberalism, Conservatism and Hayek's Idea of Spontaneous Order by Peter McNamara
For Hayek, spontaneous order - the emergence of complex order as the unintended consequence of individual actions that have no such end in view - is both the origin of the Great Society and its underlying principle. These sometimes critical essays assess Hayek's position and argue that his work can inform contemporary social and political dilemmas.
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Author Biography - Peter McNamara
LOUIS HUNT is Associate Professor in Political Theory and Constitutional Democracy at James Madison College, Michigan State University, USA. His research and publications deal with Kantian and Hegelian political philosophy, the Scottish Enlightenment, and the problems of modern civil society. PETER MCNAMARA teaches political science at Utah State University, USA. He is the author of Political Economy and Statesmanship; Smith, Hamilton and the Foundation of the Commercial Republic and the editor of The Noblest Minds: Fame, Honor and the American Founding.