Self-regulation and human progress : how society gains when we govern less /

Does humanity progress primarily through leaders organizing and directing followers, or through trial and error by individuals free to chart their own path? For most of human history ruling classes had the capacity and the desire to tightly regiment society, to the general detriment of progress. But...

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Main Author: Osborne, Evan, 1964- (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Stanford, California : Stanford Economics and Finance, an imprint of Stanford University Press, [2018]
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Problems and responses
  • Getting there : the long road to self-regulation
  • Wrongs make rights : self-regulating science
  • The less unsaid the better : self-regulating free speech
  • A better way forward : self-regulating socioeconomics
  • Realignment : fine tuning in light of self-regulation's deficiencies
  • Rebuilding : systemic changes to counter self-regulation's flaws
  • Assessing the decline of confidence in self-regulation
  • The best way(s) forward.