9780226264219

Capitalism and Freedom: Fortieth Anniversary Edition

Friedman, Milton

ISBN 10: 0226264211 / 0-226-26421-1
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Publisher: University Of Chicago Press
Publication Date: 2002
Binding: Softcover
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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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Book Description: University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2002. Softcover. Book Condition: New. Fortieth Anniversary Edition. 230 pages. Softcover. New book. ECONOMICS. 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 philosophyÑone 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. Contents Preface, 1982 Preface Introduction 1. The Relation Between Economic Freedom and Political Freedom 2. The Role of Government in a Free Society 3. The Control of Money 4. International Financial and Trade Arrangements 5. Fiscal Policy 6. The Role of Government in Education 7. Capitalism and Discrimination 8. Monopoly and the Social Responsibility of Business and Labor 9. Occupational Licensure 10. The Distribution of Income 11. Social Welfare Measures 12. Alleviation of Poverty 13. Conclusion Index Key Words: Milton Friedman, Economics, Competition, Capitalism, Private Enterprise, Economic Freedom, Nobel Prize Winners, Business). book. Bookseller Inventory # 80703X2

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