David C. Rose

David C. Rose

Protecting Our Cultural Commons from Opportunism

Protecting Our Cultural Commons from Opportunism

In 1968, ecologist Garrett Hardin wrote a famous essay titled The Tragedy of the Commons. Borrowing from an example first employed by William Forster Lloyd in 1883, Hardin explained why a common pasture is prone to being ruined from overgrazing. His goal was to lay out the basic logic of

David C. Rose
David C. Rose
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