Webinar “Hayek and Tao: the freedom in acient China and in modern Europe”



Date: Thursday 27th April 2017 at 22:00 (MADRID TIME)

Language: English

Speaker: Antonio Vegas


This on-line seminar will consist in an analysis of the differences and similarities between the Taoist philosophical thought in ancient China and the Hayekian thought (Austrian School of Economics). Freedom is a core concept in both philosophies, but Taoist originated in ancient Asia while Austrian School originated in modern Europe. In ancient China, freedom meant a repect for the spontanous order of everything (自然).

Concepts that we may deal with:

  • Evolutionism
  • Spontanous order
  • Freedom
  • Rationalism
  • Language and knowledge
  • Government

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