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Table of contents [PDF]




Symposium on Deirdre Nansen McCloskey’s Bourgeois equality: how ideas, not capital or institutions, enriched the world


The open society as a rule-based order [PDF]

Gerald Gaus


Either / Or—why ideas, science, imperialism,

and institutions all matter in the “rise of the west” [PDF]

Jack A. Goldstone


A place at the table:

low wage workers and the bourgeois deal [PDF]

Jennifer Baker


Dialectical libertarianism: the unintended consequences

of both ethics and incentives underlie mutual prosperity [PDF]

S. M. Amadae


The bourgeoisie and the scholar [PDF]

Joel Mokyr


Not saving or psychology, or science, but a new liberalism:

a reply to Gaus, Goldstone, Baker, Amadae, and Mokyr [PDF]

Deirdre Nansen McCloskey


Original articles:


Axiomatic and ecological rationality:

choosing costs and benefits [PDF]

Patricia Rich


Hayek’s “Scientism” essay:

the social aspects of objectivity and the mind [PDF]

Diogo Lourenço


The mismeasure of Capital:

a response to McCloskey [PDF]

Steven Pressman


Special contributions:


Reflections on the 2016 Nobel Memorial Prize

for contract theory (Oliver Hart and Bengt Holmström) [PDF]

Nicolai J. Foss and Peter G. Klein


Justice, markets, and the family:

an interview with Serena Olsaretti [PDF]


Book reviews:


Review of Paul Anand’s

Happiness explained [PDF]

Tim E. Taylor


Review of Jason Brennan and Peter M. Jaworski’s

Markets without limits: moral virtues and commercial interests [PDF]

J. Alden Stout and Amy Carothers


Review of Fred Feldman’s

Distributive justice: getting what we deserve from our country [PDF]

Teun J. Dekker


Recent PhD thesis summaries:


Keynes, Keynesian economics and the political

economy of power of the postwar world [PDF]

Danielle C. Guizzo Archela


The language of Max Weber. A sociological enquiry [PDF]

Achim Seiffarth


An incrementalist approach to political philosophy.

The case of heterogeneous rationality assumptions in

theories of distributive justice [PDF]

Alexandru Volacu


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