Epstein (law, U. of Chicago) defends the principles of limited government and argues that it can work to the advantage of almost all of society. He warns, however, that a careful dilution of pure laissez-faire policies is necessary to balance a powerful economic engine with individual liberty. He analyzes the interaction of law and social norms, and highlights a handful of restraints that he says provide a moral foundation to a resilient and adaptive capitalist system.
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