Economics is often used in literary studies, but rarely free market economics. Austrian economics, with its emphasis on subjective value (Menger), human action (Mises), spontaneous order and knowledge (Hayek), and entrepreneurship (Kirzner), seems a particularly fruitful source of ideas for literary studies.
Wednesday, April 6, 2011
Max Borders has an interesting posting at Ideas Matter. Before you read a single word, watch the video. Trust me on this. It will have a greater impact. Then read Borders' commentary. It's all worthwhile.