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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 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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Genre: Business & Economics
Author: Milton Friedman
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Release: 2009-02-15
File: 230 Pages
ISBN-13: 0226264181

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Examines the nature of the relationship which exists between a society based on competitive capitalism and the political and economic freedoms of its citizens

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Genre: Business & Economics
Author: Milton Friedman
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press
Release: 1962
File: 202 Pages
ISBN-13: 0226264017

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This remarkable, expansive text, explores the impact and ramifications this domineering economic phenomenon has had over our personal and social liberties. In this epoch of capitalist globalisation, Peter Nolan argues that capitalist freedom is a two-edged sword, and its contradictions have intensified, threatening the natural environment, and intensifying global inequality.

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Genre: Political Science
Author: Peter Nolan
Publisher: Anthem Press
Release: 2008-10-01
File: 358 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780857286932

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"First published in 1962 and based on a series of lectures from 1956, Milton Friedman's Capitalism and Freedom provides the definitive statement of an 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. In short, the book asks: how can we benefit from the promise of government while avoiding the threat it poses to individual freedom? The result is an accessible text that was selected by the Times Literary Supplement as one of the "hundred most influential books since the war." Enduring in its impact and esteem, the book has sold well over half a million copies in English, has been translated into eighteen languages, and continues to profoundly inform economic thinking and policymaking. This edition includes prefaces written by Friedman for both the 1982 and 2002 reissues of the book, as well as a new foreword by Binyamin Appelbaum, economics editor for the New York Times and author of The Economists' Hour: False Prophets, Free Markets, and the Fracture of Society (Little, Brown, 2019)"--

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Genre: Capitalism
Author: Milton Friedman
Publisher:
Release: 2020
File: 272 Pages
ISBN-13: 022673479X

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Milton Friedman was arguably the single most influential economist of the 20th-century. His influence, particularly on conservative politics in America and Great Britain, substantially helped – as both supporters and critics agree – to shape the global economy as it is today. Capitalism and Freedom (1962) is a passionate but carefully reasoned summary of Friedman’s philosophy of political and economic freedom, and it has become perhaps his most directly influential work. Friedman’s argument focuses on the place of economic liberalism in society: in his view, free markets and personal economic freedom are absolutely necessary for true political freedom to exist. Freedom, for Friedman, is the ultimate good in a society – the marker and aim of true civilisation. And, crucially, he argues, real freedom is rarely aided by government. For Friedman, indeed, “the great advances of civilization, whether in architecture or painting, in science or literature, in industry or agriculture, have never come from centralized government”. Instead, he argues, they have always been produced by “minority views” flourishing in a social climate permitting variety and diversity.” In successive chapters, Friedman develops a well-structured line of reasoning emerging from this stance – leading him to some surprising conclusions that remain persuasive and influential more than 60 years on.

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Genre: Business & Economics
Author: Sulaiman Hakemy
Publisher: CRC Press
Release: 2017-07-05
File: 96 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781351352055

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Genre:
Author: Milton Friedman
Publisher:
Release: 1975
File: 202 Pages
ISBN-13: OCLC:610334515

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A single-handed debunking of libertarian economics and "the age of Friedman".

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Genre: Business & Economics
Author: Rob Larson
Publisher: Zero Books
Release: 2018-05-31
File: 248 Pages
ISBN-13: 1785357336

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This book investigates ‘capitalism and freedom’—the guiding forces of many political systems—in African philosophy. It builds on classical and neoliberal capitalism rooted in private property and freedom, and argues for the presence of these elements in the traditional and modern African political systems. The author argues that while these elements are partly imported from Western capitalists, they are equally traceable in African traditional political systems. Kayange argues that African politics is marred by a conflict between embracing capitalism and freedom (individualism), on the one hand, and socialism founded on African communitarianism and communist ideas, on the other. This conflict has affected policy development and implementation, and has significantly contributed towards the socio-economic and ethical crises that are recurrent in most of the African countries.

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Genre: Philosophy
Author: Grivas Muchineripi Kayange
Publisher: Springer Nature
Release: 2020-05-05
File: 303 Pages
ISBN-13: 9783030443603

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Genre: Capitalism
Author: Henry Waterworth Parkinson
Publisher:
Release: 1925
File: 225 Pages
ISBN-13: UCBK:C021074742

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Author: Michael Dahlen
Publisher:
Release:
File: Pages
ISBN-13: 9781634138505

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