1. Peter Lewin (2007). Creativity or Coercion: Alternative Perspectives on Rights to Intellectual Property. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 71 (4):441 - 455.
    Part one of this paper considers the question of property rights in general and asks how such rights can be justified, contrasting Consequentialist with other approaches and concludes that it is impossible to avoid a broadly Consequentialist approach. Part two considers the question of intellectual property (IP) and asks how property rights justifications apply to it. The basic economics if IP is indispensable in this discussion. Finally, part three, considers IP in the light of modern technological developments. I conclude that (...)
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  2. Peter Lewin (2007). Creativity or Coorecion: Perspectives on Rights to Intellectual Property. Journal of Business Ethics 71:441-455.
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  3. Peter Lewin (1997). Hayekian Equilibrium and Change. Journal of Economic Methodology 4 (2):245-266.
    What do we mean when we say action is possible in disequilibrium? If we adopt Hayek's approach to equilibrium, we must mean that we can act in a world where the plans that motivate and define those actions are not mutually compatible. This is hardly controversial. After all, the market process features rivalrous actions, that is, actions that are part of mutually inconsistent plans. Successful plans tend to displace unsuccessful ones. But, can we say, therefore, that, overall, plans tend to (...)
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