Now that summer is here, we will be releasing our program officers’ summer reading lists over the next few weeks. Our first featured reading list is from Bill Glod, who is the philosophy program officer.
An intriguing case for why economic freedom and social justice are entirely compatible.
How we inherited our moral practices and whether social and political institutions can help us reach Pareto-superior equilibria.
The classic text on what happens when we model political activity in terms of economic rationality.
Robert Boyd and Peter Richerson
How much of our norms and practices are the product of human action but not human design.
Roy F. Baumeister and John Tierney
The authors argue that self-control is like a muscle that can be strengthened with practice and fatigued with overuse; if true, this has important implications for the efficacy (or lack thereof) of paternalistic policies