Brown Bag Lectures are informal, public talks that are followed by extensive dissussions. Speakers are KLI fellows or visiting researchers who are interested in presenting their work to an interdisciplinary audience and discussing it in a wider research context. The Brown Bag Lecture series was discontinued in 2014 with the KLI moving to its new premises in Klosterneuburg. In 2014 the KLI Colloquia were established as the new lecture series.
A feature of F. A. von Hayek ‘s work that has received little attention is its systematic and radical character. I argue that in order to understand Hayek’s thought, including his evolutionary ideas, this aspect cannot be neglected.
Jack Birner is an economist and philosopher of social science. His interests include the theory of capital, the history of economic thought, social and cultural evolution, social amplifiers, European economic governance, and the analysis of money as a collective good.