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Capitalism and Freedom - Milton Friedman
Capitalism and Freedom
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Selected by the Times Literary Supplement as one of the "hundred most influential books since the war"How can we benefit from the promise of government while avoiding the threat it poses to individual freedom? In this classic book, Milton Friedman provides the definitive statement of his... show more
Selected by the Times Literary Supplement as one of the "hundred most influential books since the war"How can we benefit from the promise of government while avoiding the threat it poses to individual freedom? In this classic book, Milton Friedman provides the definitive statement of his immensely influential economic philosophy—one in which competitive capitalism serves as both a device for achieving economic freedom and a necessary condition for political freedom. The result is an accessible text that has sold well over half a million copies in English, has been translated into eighteen languages, and shows every sign of becoming more and more influential as time goes on.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780226264219 (0226264211)
ASIN: 226264211
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Pages no: 230
Edition language: English
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Lisa (Harmony)
Lisa (Harmony) rated it
5.0 Capitalism and Freedom: Fortieth Anniversary Edition
Milton Friedman is a Nobel Prize-winning economist associated with the "Chicago School" of free-market theorists. But it's not so simple to just peg Friedman as this man of the right. For one, he refuses to call himself a conservative. He points out that classically, it was defenders of the market...
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When I read it for the first time a few years ago I was completely impressed, but now I don't buy many of the author's ideas, although I do still agree that it could provide some insights on what is happening in post communist countries like mine.
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4.0 Capitalism and Freedom
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Capitalism + Freedom good. Government intervention bad. Many of the "Great Reforms" backfired.The major flaw of the book, if it can be called a flaw, is that it is filled with information and examples of a world that no longer exists. Good and all, I suppose, but more if the historical nature of the...
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