Economist and social philosopher F. A. Hayek wrote his three-volume masterwork Law, Legislation, and Liberty (1973–1979) because he believed the constitutional constraints he praised in The Constitution of Liberty (1960) had failed in practice to limit the growth of government. The purpose of his trilogy was to restate the ideals of constitutionalism in the conceptually rich and compelling language of rules, order, and evolution.

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