Synopses & Reviews
This volume represents the first section of F. A. Hayek's comprehensive three-part study of the relations between law and liberty. Rules and Order
constructs the framework necessary for a critical analysis of prevailing theories of justice and of the conditions which a constitution securing personal liberty would have to satisfy.
About the Author
F. A. Hayek (1899–1992), recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1991 and co-winner of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics in 1974, was a pioneer in monetary theory and a leading proponent of classical liberalism in the twentieth century. He taught at the University of London, the University of Chicago, and the University of Freiburg.
Table of Contents
1. Reason and Evolution
2. Cosmos and Taxis
3. Principles and Expediency
4. The Changing Concept of Law
5. Nomos: The Law of Liberty
6. Thesis: The Law of Legislation