Hayek’s Modern Family: Classical Liberalism and the Evolution of Social Institutions

Steve Horwitz’ long awaited book. I look at the ongoing debate over parenting in the United States, asking whether we are raising a nation of wimps rather than free-range kids….

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Social systems: complex adaptive loci of cognition

Recent working paper — Hayek even cited with some Austrians along with Edelman and Maturana and Varela.

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Bernard Williams’ Descartes and others on Williams

There was a minor philosopher in the 19th century who was described as the janitor of the Hegelian system, and there are many today who similarly become janitors of their…

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Hayek and the hermeneutics of mind

Recent article from Francesco Di Iorio in anticipation of his forthcoming book.

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What Emily Dickinson Can Teach Neuroscience

This from Evan Thompson. As Evan points out the phrase “Wider than the Sky” was first brought to wider attention by Gerald Edelman which I originally read as supporting material for my…

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Cognitive Autonomy and Methodological Individualism

Forthcoming from my chum and endorsed by none other than Barry Smith.

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Complexity and social sciences

Another recent paper from Jack Birner.

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