August 28, 2014

Peter Leeson Book Panel: Anarchy Unbound: Why Self-Governance Works Better Than You Think

Peter Leeson

Senior Fellow, F. A. Hayek Program for Advanced Study in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics

Peter J. Boettke

Director, F. A. Hayek Program for Advanced Study in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics

On August 28, 2014 at George Mason University, the F.A. Hayek Program for Advanced Study in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics hosted a book panel for Hayek Program senior fellow Peter Leeson's recent book Anarchy Unbound: Why Self-Governance Works Better Than You Think. 

The panel was chaired by Hayek Program director Peter Boettke. Comments were given by Barak Richman, Edgar P. and Elizabeth C. Bartlett Professor of Law at Duke University, and John Hasnas, Associate Professor in the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University. 

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Peter Leeson is BB&T Professor for the Study of Capitalism at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University and the Duncan Black Professor of Economics and Law at George Mason University. He is also a Senior Fellow at the F.A. Hayek Program for the Advanced Study in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics at the Mercatus Center. 

Peter Boettke is University Professor of Economics and Philosophy at George Mason University, the BB&T Professor for the Study of Capitalism, and the Director of the F.A. Hayek Program for Advanced Study in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics at the Mercatus Center at GMU.

Barak Richman is the Edgar P. and Elizabeth C. Bartlett Professor Law and Professor of Business Administration at Duke University. Professor Richman’s primary research interests include the economics of contracting, new institutional economics, antitrust, and healthcare policy. His book Stateless Commerce is set to be published by Harvard University Press in 2015.

John Hasnas is an associate professor of business at Georgetown's McDonough School of Business and a visiting associate professor of law at Georgetown University Law Center, where he teaches courses in ethics and law. Professor Hasnas is also the director of the Georgetown Institute for the Study of Markets and Ethics. His book Trapped: When Acting Ethically Is Against the Law is available from the Cato Institute.