Hayek: Cognitive Scientist Avant la Lettre

The following is an abstract for my forthcoming (2009) contibution to:

The Social Science of Hayek’s ‘The Sensory Order’
William N. Butos, Volume

Advances in Austrian Economics

Hayek: Cognitive Scientist Avant la Lettre

This paper conceives of Hayek’s overall project as presenting a theory of sociocognition, explication of which has a twofold purpose: 1. to locate Hayek within the non-Cartesian tradition of cognitive science; and, 2. to show how Hayek’s philosophical psychology infuses his social theory.