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Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English


Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages168
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10586089M
ISBN 100548440328
ISBN 109780548440322

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  The book's history shows that liberalism has been a far better garrison of capitalism, than is suggested by the political and historical myths which surround it. As such the historical interpretation developed and presented makes this an important book for the future of American politics with urgent economic by: 3. Books shelved as liberalism: On Liberty by John Stuart Mill, An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith, The Road to Se. The term "liberalism" comes from the Latin word liber meaning "free." Mises defines liberalism as "the liberal doctrine of the harmony of the rightly understood interests of all members of a free society founded on the principle of private ownership of the means of production." This book presents the theoretical and practical arguments for liberalism in the classical/5. In the s, liberalism of one stamp or another seemed to be sweeping all other ideologies before it. Now it appears to be foundering. Not only is it rejected as a political philosophy by the political establishment in China, Russia, across much of the Middle East and elsewhere, but it is also under siege in its traditional heartlands in North America and Western Europe.

The book provided the clearest distillation of American liberalism to date: “The use of Hamiltonian means to achieve Jeffersonian ends.” From the foundation of this country, there was a great debate between Hamiltonians, who had a vision of a strong state, and Jeffersonians, who advocated a yeoman’s republic with limited government. Ogden Mills, who had served as Hoover’s Secretary of the Treasury and became a fierce opponent of the New Deal, called his book-length critique of Roosevelt’s presidency Liberalism Fights On (). ‘Our American social philosophy can be expressed in the single term – Liberalism,’ began Mills, who saw no contradiction between his Author: Lawrence Glickman. Against what is stupid, nonsensical, erroneous, and evil, liberalism fights with the weapons of the mind, and not with brute force and repression. Return to Table of Contents Book Information. Liberalism (original German title: Liberalismus) is a book by Austrian School economist and libertarian thinker Ludwig von Mises, containing economic analysis and indicting critique of was first published in by Gustav Fischer Verlag in Jena and defending classical liberal ideology based on individual property ng from the principle of private property, Mises shows Author: Ludwig von Mises.

Liberalism is a political and moral philosophy based on liberty, consent of the governed and equality before the law. Liberals espouse a wide array of views depending on their understanding of these principles, but they generally support free markets, free trade, limited government, individual rights (including civil rights and human rights), capitalism, democracy, secularism, gender equality. Pestritto’s book, Woodrow Wilson and the Roots of Modern American Liberalism, for example, concentrates on Wilson’s quarter-century as a political scientist, touching only briefly on the. PREFACE, The term “liberalism,” from the Latin “liber” meaning “free,” referred originally to the philosophy of freedom. It still retained this meaning in Europe when this book was written () so that readers who opened its covers expected an analysis of the freedom philosophy of classical liberalism. In his widely acclaimed book Time to Start Thinking, Financial Times chief US columnist and commentator Edward Luce charted the course of American economic and geopolitical decline, proving to be a prescient voice on our current social and political turmoil.. In The Retreat of Western Liberalism, Luce makes a larger statement about the weakening of western hegemony and the crisis of .