The Rule of Law

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Friedrich A. Hayek
1994 | Atlas Economic Research Foundation (UK) | Duration:..

About this video
The crucial Hayekian concept of the rule of law is the subject of this video. It explains that rules are discovered, not invented, and examines the importance of applying the law equally to all members of society and protecting individuals from arbitrary coercion.
Atlas Economic Research Foundation (UK)
Digitized by New Media-UFM.  Guatemala, March 2011
Director: Suzanne Campbell-Jones; narrator: Eben Wilson; Hayek: Wolf Kahler; research: Kate Riley, David Mansanares, Sarah Penny, Peter Watts; stills research: John Raybould; production manager: Deborah Kermode; production accountant: Rebecca Philpott; sound: Steeve Beech, John Collins, Alfonso Porres, Mark Ritchie, Eric Williams; dubbing mixer: Andrew Sears; camera: Jeff Cordia, Guillermo Escalon, Chip Goebert, Tim Johnson, Tom Zannes; on-line editor: Bill Ogden; editor: Paul Bernays; written and produced by: Eben Wilson

Conversion: Mario Estrada; index: Sergio Bustamente; content reviser: Sofía Díaz; publication: Daphne Ortiz, Sofía Díaz
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Collection of interviews produced by The Institute of Economic Affairs in 1997
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Initial credits
Introduction by Norman Barry
Importance of the rule of law
Rule of law in tradition
Quote Friedrich A. Hayek
Freedom from coercion
Private property rights
General application of the rule of law
Quote Friedrich A. Hayek
Legitimate laws
Imposition of morality through coercive rules
Federal rules and regulations in the United States
Quote Friedrich A. Hayek
Bureaucratic control of agriculture in Germany
Conservation and agriculture
Effects of coercive legislation on the economy
Destruction and creation of traditions  
Quote Friedrich A. Hayek

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