Thursday, May 27, 2010

Elena Kagan and Hayek

Hayek identifies lawyers and university professors in particular as members of the cognitive elite with little or no understanding of the functioning of the overall social – economic order which make all of our lives possible. As Hayek puts it using the example of the individual with a law degree, “The rules of just conduct which the lawyer studies serve a kind of order of the character of which the lawyer is largely ignorant.”

Elena Kagan & Class Analysis

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