chapter  6
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"Distributiye" Justice in the Spontaneous Order

Hayekfs second major insight concerning liberty in modern society is that

social or distributive justice has meaning within an organization, but is

"meaningless in, and wholly incompatible with” the spontaneous order of

society.1 Hayek feels that Bentham misconceived the naturę of spontaneous

order, and applied organizationa! modes of thought to society as a whole.