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Cognitive Autonomy and Methodological Individualism

Forthcoming from my chum and endorsed by none other than Barry Smith. Adam SmithAustrian SchoolCognitionCognitive sciencecomplexitydistributed cognitionenactivismFrancesco Di IorioHayekHermeneuticsholismmethodological individualismphenomenologyphilosophical psychologyPhilosophy of mindphilosophy of social scienceSelf-organizationsituated cognitionsocial epistemologysocial ontologySocial SciencesSociologySpontaneous orderthe sensory order

Vernon Smith’s Foreward to Propriety and Prosperity: New Studies on the Philosophy of Adam Smith

Here is the opening paragraph to Vernon’s Foreward to Propriety and Prosperity. I would urge anyone interested in situated cognition to read his superb Rationality in Economics: Constructivist and Ecological Forms amazingly an unknown classic to those of an externalist non-Cartesian persuasion. Also worth a read is Vernon’s memoir. This book is a welcome addition to the resurgent scholarly and…

Cosmos + Taxis 2:1

The latest issue of C+T is now available. Austrian Schoolcomplexitycosmos & taxisdistributed cognitiondistributed knowledgeemergent orderEpistemologysituated cognitionsocial epistemologySocial SciencesSpontaneous order


With the cessation of operations for the journal Studies in Emergent Order C+T have agreed to host and make available SIEO’s full back catalogue of papers comprising a Who’s Who of Austrians and their sympathizers. Austrian Schoolcomplexitydistributed cognitiondistributed knowledgeEconomicsEmbodied cognitionFriedrich HayekPhilosophy of mindsituated cognitionsocial epistemologySocial SciencesSpontaneous order

Propriety and Prosperity: New Studies on the Philosophy of Adam Smith

Now that the ms has been shipped off to the publisher here is the finalized lineup: Foreword — Vernon Smith Adam Smith as a Scottish Philosopher — Gordon Graham Friendship in Commercial Society Revisited: Adam Smith on Commercial Friendship — Spyridon Tegos Adam Smith and French Political Economy: Parallels and Differences — Laurent Dobuzinskis Adam Smith: 18th Century…

Review of Franco-Marsh Companion

Review essay of A Companion to Michael Oakeshott CONVERSATIONS WITH MICHAEL OAKESHOTT – AN INTERLUDE TO OAKESHOTT SCHOLARSHIP by Suvi Soininen Redescriptions: yearbook of political thought, conceptual history and feminist theory. 2012/2013, vol. 16, pp. 172-187 (in downloadable pdf) a companion to michael oakeshottaestheticsBritish IdealismConservatismConversationEpistemologyexperience and its modesHayekhistory of political thoughtLeslie MarshLiberalismMichael Oakeshotton human conductPaul Francophilosophical jurisprudencePhilosophy of…