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Eamonn Butler is director of the Adam Smith Institute, rated one of the world's leading policy think-tanks. He has degrees in economics, philosophy and psychology, gaining a PhD from the University of St Andrews in 1978. During the 1970s he worked on pensions and welfare issues for the US House of Representatives, and taught philosophy in Hillsdale College, Michigan, before returning to the UK to help found the Adam Smith Institute. Eamonn is author of books on the pioneering economists F A Hayek, Ludwig von Mises and Adam Smith. He is also co-author of Forty Centuries of Wage and Price Controls, and of a series of books on intelligence testing. Eamonn contributes to the leading UK print and broadcast media on current issues, and his recent popular books The Best Book on the Market, The Rotten State of Britain and The Alternative Manifesto have attracted considerable attention.
It's just a very good summary of Friedman's ideals. Also expresses what Capitalism should be. It should be freedom. Great read.Published 1 month ago by Jacobo Blijdenstein
Very good summary and overview of this important economic thinkerPublished 2 months ago by Gary Dean
The book focuses on Milton Friedman and while its a good introduction to learning about his views with some excellent passages, I found that the description of the theories... Read morePublished 20 months ago by DIOMIDES MAVROYIANNIS
An excellent, very accessible introduction to the ideas of Milton Friedman. Friedman's ideas are especially relevant at this moment as we are about to live through the disasterous... Read morePublished on 30 July 2013 by Mr. T. M. Ashe
I really enjoyed this book and it has made me keen to read the original writings It is so well argued that I think his philosophy must be partly wrong somewhere. Read morePublished on 28 May 2013 by peter lovett
I took little or no interest in economics until the great recession.I really thought economics was an empiracally grounded science that was beyond the reach of mere mortals. Read morePublished on 4 Mar. 2013 by Timsread