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.
Monday, September 26, 2011
The Decline and Triumph of Classical Liberalism
Great lecture. Pay particular attention to what he says about the importance of culture, including shifts in culture.