The Law as Safeguard of Liberty:

Elements of F. A. Hayek’s Legal Theory

Authors

  • Jorge Henrique de Saules Nogueira

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.30800/mises.2014.v2.659

Keywords:

Law Theory, Coercion, Liberty, Spontaneous Order (kosmos), Growth Order (thesis), Command, Law, Justice and Social Justice

Abstract

This work tries to show the legal theory of the lawyer, political philosopher and Austrian economist Friedrich August von Hayek as safeguard of the individual liberty against the power of the State; thus, as a counterbalance to the dominating legal doctrines that defend the massive presence of the State in the private sphere.

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Published

2014-12-01

How to Cite

1.
Nogueira JH de S. The Law as Safeguard of Liberty:: Elements of F. A. Hayek’s Legal Theory. MisesJournal [Internet]. 2014Dec.1 [cited 2022Jun.30];2(2):513-37. Available from: https://revistamises.org.br/misesjournal/article/view/659

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Society, Legislation and Politics