Bonus Quotation of the Day…

by Don Boudreaux on December 9, 2021

in Hayek, Hubris and humility, Man of System, Scientism

… is from page 30 of Bruce Caldwell’s superb Introduction to the 1997 collection of some of F.A. Hayek’s essays and papers (Bruce Caldwell, ed.), Socialism and War:

Indeed, as the decade [of the 1930s] came to an end, Hayek began to believe that countering the statist views of progressive intellectuals, many of whom had claimed the authority of ‘science’ for their arguments, was the most important contribution that he could make.

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