Knowledge and Coordination: A Liberal Interpretation

12 Pages Posted: 4 Apr 2012  

Daniel B. Klein

George Mason University - Department of Economics

Date Written: April 4, 2012

Abstract

This text was the basis for a presentation of the book Knowledge and Coordination: A Liberal Interpretation (Oxford University Press, 2012). The lecture discusses the richness of knowledge, the distinction between concatenate and mutual coordination, and the relation of these to a liberal outlook that the author associates with Adam Smith.

Keywords: Knowledge, coordination, concatenation, liberty, liberalism, entrepreneurship, discovery

JEL Classification: A10, A12, A13, B0

Suggested Citation

Klein, Daniel B., Knowledge and Coordination: A Liberal Interpretation (April 4, 2012). GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 12-14. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2034311 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2034311

Daniel B. Klein (Contact Author)

George Mason University - Department of Economics ( email )

4400 University Drive
Fairfax, VA 22030
United States

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