Law, Legislation and Liberty, Volume 3: The Political Order of a Free People

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University of Chicago Press, Mar 15, 1981 - Political Science - 260 pages
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Incisive, straightforward, and eloquent, this third and concluding volume of F. A. Hayek's comprehensive assessment of the basic political principles which order and sustain free societies contains the clearest and most uncompromising exposition of the political philosophy of one of the world's foremost economists.
  

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Vol. 3

Contents

MAJORITY OPINION AND CONTEMPORARY
1
The weakness of an elective assembly with unlimited
8
Agreement on general rules and on particular measures
17
THEPUBLIC SECTOR AND THE PRIVATE
41
The independent sector
49
Government monopoly of services
56
Other critical issues
62
THE MISCARRIAGE OFTHE DEMOCRATIC
98
Separation of powers to prevent unlimited government
104
THE CONTAINMENT OF POWER AND
128
THE THREE SOURCES OF HUMAN
153
The stratification of rules of conduct
159
The reemergence of suppressed primordial instincts
165
index of authors cited in volumes 13
209
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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 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.