Liberty, Equality, and the Two Narratives of Political Economy


Conferees evaluated the substance of two questions relevant to understanding the free society: Do scarcity and the imperfections of human life require careful management and direction by experts with technical ability and know-how? Or do the natural forces of order, rightly perceived and allowed to flourish, best sort out the activities of human beings absent central direction?


Conference Readings

Capaldi, Nicholas and Gordon Lloyd, eds. The Two Narratives of Political Economy. Hoboken: Wiley and Scrivener, 2011.