chapter  4
THE METHODOLOGY UNDERLYING HAYEK II’s SOCIO-ECONOMIC THEORY
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Investigation of Hayek’s philosophical position reveals the exaggerated emphasis he places on subjective conceptions formed by agents and presumed to be constitutive of the social world. This emphasis, influenced by other aspects of the philosophical synthesis he adopts, extends into, and informs, his methodological approach. The aim of this chapter is to elaborate upon the nature of this method.1