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Is Liberal Society a Parasite on Tradition?


  • Thanks to Margaret Alexander, Simon Gächter, Bryan Garsten, Philip Gorski, Molly O'Grady, Della Ulibarri, Joy Lecuyer, Elisabeth Wood, David Laitin, and Daria Roithmayr for comments. I am particularly grateful to Joshua Cohen, Philippe van Parijs, Seana Shiffrin and other members of the September Seminar, and to the Santa Fe Institute working group on the coevolution of institutions and preferences for their contributions to this article, and to the Behavioral Sciences Program of the SFI and the U.S. National Science Foundation for support.

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