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The Indispensable Milton Friedman: Essays on Politics and Economics


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Author: Ebenstein, Lanny

Brand: Regnery Publishing

Package Dimensions: 30x231x431

Number Of Pages: 256

Release Date: 02-10-2012

Details: Product Description

Milton Friedman is one of the most famous economists in history. His writings and theories on everything from capitalism and freedom to deregulation and welfare have inspired movements, influenced government policies, and changed the course of America’s economic history.

Now, acclaimed Friedman biographer
Dr. Lanny Ebenstein brings together twenty of Friedman’s greatest essays in his new book,
The Indispensable Milton Friedman: Essays on Politics and Economics. The only collection of Friedman’s writings to span his entire career,
The Indispensable Milton Friedman: Essays on Politics and Economics features some of Friedman’s never-before-republished writings as well as the best and most timeless of his works.

These exceptional essays not only illuminate the progression of Friedman’s thought, but explain how America might overcome some of its most difficult challenges. Broken into two sections, politics and economics,
The Indispensable Milton Friedman shows how we can ultimately turn America around, and is more necessary than ever during this critical election year and time of economic uncertainty.

From the Inside Flap

Praise for The Indispensable Milton Friedman
«Milton Friedman was one of the most important scholars of the 20th century&hellp;He perfected the art of making economics understandable to the ordinary, untrained individual. That’s the true mark of a teacher.»

WALTER E. WILLIAMS, John M. Olin Distinguished Professor of Economics, George Mason University
«Milton Friedman was the most authoritative exponent of the libertarian tradition in economics. He will be remembered as long as the subject endures, and this collection epitomizes the power of his mind and range of his mastery.»

GEORGE GILDER, author of
Wealth and Poverty
«In addition to being a great innovator in economic thought, Milton, assisted by his wife Rose, helped to create a warm fellowship for young new faculty…Milton, along with Ted Schultz, George Stigler, Harry Johnson, Al Harberger, and Al Reese, created ‘The Chicago School.'»

ROBERT FOGEL, Nobel Laureate, Economic Sciences
«This volume of essays from the corpus of Friedman’s work is not only welcome in light of the centennial of this brilliant intellectual’s birth, but will clear the air of so many prevalent economic myths that continue to haunt us today.»

FR. ROBERT A. SIRICO, author of
Defending the Free Market, President of the Acton Institute
«Economists can succeed Milton Friedman, but nobody can replace him. As this collection of rare but brilliant essays confirms, he was one of a kind, and is greatly missed.»

MARK SKOUSEN, Editor,
Forecasts & Strategies

From the Back Cover

Praise for The Indispensable Milton Friedman
Milton Friedman was one of the most important scholars of the 20th century&hellp;He perfected the art of making economics understandable to the ordinary, untrained individual. That s the true mark of a teacher. WALTER E. WILLIAMS, John M. Olin Distinguished Professor of Economics, George Mason University
Milton Friedman was the most authoritative exponent of the libertarian tradition in economics. He will be remembered as long as the subject endures, and this collection epitomizes the power of his mind and range of his mastery. GEORGE GILDER, author of Wealth and Poverty
In addition to being a great innovator in economic thought, Milton, assisted by his wife Rose, helped to create a warm fellowship for young new facultyMilton, along with Ted Schultz, George Stigler, Harry Johnson, Al Harberger, and Al Reese, created The Chicago School. ROBERT FOGEL, Nobel Laureate, Economic Sciences
This volume of essays from the corpus of Friedman s work is not only welcome in light of the centennial of this brilliant intellectual s birth, but will clear the air of so many prevalent economic myths that continue to haunt us today. FR. ROBERT A. SIRICO, author of Defending the Free Market, President of the Acton Institute
Economists can succ

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