Nathanaël Colin-JaegerEcole normale supérieure de Lyon | ENS Lyon · Département des Sciences Humaines
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I am a PhD candidate in Philosophy, working mostly on Political Philosophy and Philosophy of Economics. My work explore neoliberal political and legal philosophy (mostly Lippmann, Hayek, Buchanan and Posner). My current projects invovle : (i) a study of the relation between Rawls and Buchanan, and their argument about the justification of the rules of the game, (ii) Hayek evolutionism and his defense of liberalism, (iii) Deliberation theories and change of preference
Neoliberalism is a contested concept. The term was coined in the late 1930s/early 1940s to describe the emergent theory shared by different thinkers such as Friedrich Hayek, Walter Eucken, Henry Simons, Wilhelm Röpke and many others. While the Walter Lippmann Colloquium in 1938 is often considered a crucial moment in the reconstruction of liberalis...
Constitutional political economy has an explanatory and a justificatory strand. The former explains how alternative sets of rules and institutions give rise to different forms of social interaction; the latter tries to justify and give normative foundation to rules and institutions within a liberal contractarian tradition. Here, the central questio...
The 1930s and 1940s marked a period of crisis for liberalism. Authors as diverse as Friedrich Hayek, Wilhelm Röpke, Walter Lippmann, Michael Polanyi and Louis Rougier came together at two seminal events, the Walter Lippmann Colloquium in 1938 and the creation of the Mont-Pèlerin Society in 1947, to rethink liberalism. This rethinking of the liberal...