Hayek, Scepticism, and Democracy: A Wittgensteinian Critique

Dewey Studies 5 (2):109-119 (2021)
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Abstract

Given the multiple crises that are occurring after decades of neoliberalism we should take care to examine neoliberalism’s claims and subject them to critical scrutiny. What I propose to do here is to examine some of the philosophical claims made by Friedrich Hayek and then submit them to scrutiny using tools from Hayek’s cousin, Ludwig Wittgenstein.

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Robert Vinten
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