Anthony de Jasay turned 90 the other week. I learnt this via Alberto Mingardi, in his latest post at Econlib: Tony de Jasay: The greatest thinker you don’t know.
Let us hope, friends, that the last part of that title becomes outdated in the very near future.
Happy birthday, Anthony de Jasay!
Emily Skarbek, lecturer in political economy, Kings College London, Tweets a plug for her new course:
“Smithian solutions to Hobbesian problems? Fall 2015 Constitutional Political Economy begins now!”
Very interesting, I’m sure. But these “Smithian solutions”, assuming they exist, would be quite superfluous.
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I found out about the Liberty Matters Jasay forum via this Peter Boettke post at Coordination Problem. In it, the Professor says that “Liberty Matters is hosting once again a very interesting discussion dealing with the work of Anthony de Jasay.” Now I haven’t read this other one, so as you would imagine, reader, I went looking for it, but drew a blank.
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Anthony de Jasay turns 90 this year, and to celebrate, the Online Library of Liberty has organised a “Liberty Matters” discussion of his work.
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In this paper from 2014, David Hart discusses Anthony de Jasay’s articles for Econlib.org and their relation to Bastiat’s work.
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