Humane Studies Review

Volume 7, Number 1 Winter 1991/92

A Guide to Research and Study Inside HSR

Institutional Bases of the Spontaneous Order: Surety and Assurance
How do trust, honesty, and security arise? What provides the stability of modern society? Albert Loan examines the spontaneous rise and growth of the institutions of "suretyship" and "assurance" and presents a set of problems for scholars in the humane disciplines.
Indivisibility, Probability and Game Theory
Anthony de Jasay's book Social Contract, Free Ride argues against the claim that the state is necessary to solve the "public goods problem." Robert Sugden, in reviewing the book, claims that Jasay's "whole argument misses the point." Jasay responds.
Crosscurrents
Review some of the latest and best in the literature of classical liberalism.

Copyright 1992 by the Institute for Humane Studies. Humane Studies Review is published by the Institute for Humane Studies at George Mason University
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