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Free to Choose (Milton Friedman, 1980) - The Power of the Market

I will now open a new heading in this blog where I will try to summarize the best parts of my favorite books on Economics, Politics and Philosophy.   1.801 kata lagi


Mercantilism is Dumb

I usually try to make Great Books Project posts on Mondays, but the hurricane delayed last week’s post until Wednesday, and I am in catch-up mode. 132 kata lagi


Some Great Economists

Adam Smith:                                        

Adam smith was professor at Glasgow University. He wrote his book, ‘An enquiry into the Nature and Causes of Wealth of Nations’ in 1776. 556 kata lagi

An Idea Lives On: Why Defunct Economists Matter

“The ideas of economists and political philosophers, both when they are right and when they are wrong are more powerful than is commonly understood. Indeed, the world is ruled by little else. 593 kata lagi


First Principles: Self Interest Is the Prime Motivator of Mankind

“It is not from the benevolence of the butcher, the brewer, or the baker that we expect our dinner, but from their regard to their own self-interest. 106 kata lagi

First Principles

Time Spent With the Harvard Classics - Wealth of Nations - Of the Wages of Labour - Adam Smith

We have previously posted  on this magnum opus written by Scottish economist and moral philosopher Adam Smith.  An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations… 87 kata lagi

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