Philosophy of Economics and Social Thought


Special issue on “F.A. Hayeks Theory of Cultural Evolution”, Guest Editor, Cultural Dynamics, 3, #1, 1990.

Economics and Hermeneutics (Edited Volume), New York: Routledge, 1991. ISBN: 041505950X.

Expectations and the Meaning of Institutions: Essays in Economics by Ludwig M. Lachmann, a collection of 21 essays by Ludwig Lachmann, edited and introduced by Don Lavoie, for the book series on “Foundations of the Market Economy,” edited by Mario J. Rizzo & Lawrence H. White, New York : Routledge, 1994. ISBN: 0415107121.

Culture and Enterprise: The Development, Representation and Morality of Business (with Emily Chamlee-Wright), New York : Routledge, 2001. ISBN: 0415233585.

“The Accounting of Interpretations and the Interpretation of Accounts: The Communicative Function of ‘The Language of Business’.” Accounting, Organizations and Society,  12: 579-604.

Articles, Book Chapters and Working Papers

“Austrian Economic Seminar” [Parts I-IV, 1975-9] Austrian Economics Newsletter Spring 1978 – Fall 1979.

[Review of T. W. Hutchison’s The Politics and Philosophy of Economics:  Marxians, Keynesians and Austrians], Market Process, 2, #1 (Winter 1984).

“Polanyi’s Critique of Objectivity,” Critical Review, 1, #3, (Summer), pp109-116.

“Reflections on the 1984 Mont Pelerin Society Meetings,” Market Process, 3, #1 (Spring 1985), reprinted in newsletter of Mont Pelerin Society.

“Review article: on Rebuilding America by Alperovitz and Faux,” Comparative Economic Studies, 21, #3, (Fall 1985).

“A Political Philosophy for the Market Process,” Market Process, 6, #2 (Fall).

“Review of C. B. Macpherson’s The Rise and Fall of Economic Justice and Other Papers,” Journal of Comparative Economics, 10 (June 1986), pp195-7.

“Euclideanism Versus Hermeneutics:  A Re-interpretation of Misesian Apriorism.”  In Kirzner, ed. Subjectivism, Intelligibility, and Economic Understanding: Essays in Honor of Ludwig M. Lachmann on his Eightieth Birthday.  New York: New York University Press. 

“Hermeneutics, Subjectivity, and the Lester/Machlup Debate: Toward a More Anthropological Approach to Empirical Economics.”  in Warren Samuels, ed. Economics As Discourse.  Boston: Kluwer Academic Publishing.

“Understanding Differently: Hermeneutics and the Spontaneous Order of Communicative Processes.”  History of Political Economy.  Annual Supplement to Vol. 22, pp. 359-77.

“Introduction to F.A. Hayek’s Theory of Cultural Evolution: Market and Cultural Processes As Spontaneous Orders.” Cultural Dynamics,  3: #1: 1-9.

Review Essay: Henry K. H. Woo’s What’s Wrong With Formalization in Economics?  An Epistemological Critique, Research in the History of Economic Thought and Methodology, 7: 274-81.

The Progress of Subjectivism,” Mark Blaug and Neil de Marchi, eds. Appraising Modern Economics: Studies in the Methodology of Scientific Research Programmes. Gloucestershire, England: Edward Elgar, 1991. pp. 470-86.

“The Discovery and Interpretation of Profit Opportunities: Culture and the Kirznerian Entrepreneur.”  In Brigitte Berger, ed. The Culture of Entrepreneurship.  San Francisco: Institute for Contemporary Studies; translated into French as Esprit d’entreprise, cultures et societes (Paris: Maxima, 1994).

“Introduction: Expectations and the Meaning of Institutions.”  In Ludwig Lachmann, ed.  Expectations and the Meaning of Institutions.  London: Routledge, 1-19.

“Cultural Studies and the Conditions of Entrepreneurship,” in T. William Boxx and Gary M. Quinlivan, eds, The Cultural Context of Economics and Politics  Lanham, Maryland: University Press of America, pp51-69.

“The ‘Objectivity’ of Scholarship and the Ideal of the University.”  Advances in Austrian Economics, 2B: 371-403.

“On Regrouping the Intellectual Capital Structure of Lachmann’s Economics,” Advances in Austrian Economics, 4, 219-26.

“The Subjectivist Methodology of Austrian Economics and Dewey’s Theory of Inquiry (with Peter J. Boettke and Virgil Henry Storr),” Chapter in Khalil, Elias L. (ed.) Dewey, Pragmatism and Economic Methodology, London: Routledge, 2004. Behavioral Research Council Symposium: “John Dewey: Modernism, Postmodernism and Beyond”, Great Barrington, MA, July 2001.

“Economic Chaos or Spontaneous Order?: Implications for Political Economy of the New View of Science,” Cato Journal 8 (3 – Winter): 613-635.

“Shackle: A Critical Sampling,” Journal of Libertarian Studies 2 (2): 125-134.

“The Relevance of the Subjective,” Reason Papers 4: 95-101.

“From Hollis and Nell to Hollis and Mises,” Journal of Libertarian Studies 1 (4): 323-336.

“Distinction or Dichotomy: Rethinking the Line between Thymology and Praxeology (with Virgil Henry Storr),”  Paper presented at the 71st Annual Meeting of the Southern Economic Association (November 17-19, 2001; Tampa, Florida).