Hayek as classical liberal public intellectual: Neoliberalism, the privatization of public discourse and the future of democracy

  title={Hayek as classical liberal public intellectual: Neoliberalism, the privatization of public discourse and the future of democracy},
  author={Michael Adrian Peters},
  journal={Educational Philosophy and Theory},
  pages={443 - 449}
  • M. Peters
  • Published 9 December 2019
  • Economics
  • Educational Philosophy and Theory
one of the greatest books of our time economic little empirical data based on Hayek s of spontaneous order the Adam Smith ’ s notion of the ‘ invisible hand ’ . It a clear example of how politics and ideology intrude into economics and economic policy. Unfettered markets tend to create and exacerbate social inequalities (Piketty, 2017) undermining the social order and hardening the social class structure, ultimately robbing class agents of their ability to make choices. When the rate of return… 

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