The Capitalist Manifesto: The Historic, Economic and Philosophic Case for Laissez-faire

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University Press of America, Jan 1, 2005 - Business & Economics - 500 pages
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The Capitalist Manifesto defends capitalism as the world's most moral and practical social system. This book is written for the rational mind, whether the reader is a professional intellectual or an intelligent layman. It makes the case for individual rights and freedom in terms intelligible to all rational men.

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Review: The Capitalist Manifesto: The Historic, Economic and Philosophic Case for Laissez-Faire

User Review  - Jill - Goodreads

This one took me about 5 months to plough through, but it was well worth the effort. Bernstein writes a very well-researched argument about why capitalism is successful and why communism and statism ... Read full review

Review: The Capitalist Manifesto: The Historic, Economic and Philosophic Case for Laissez-Faire

User Review  - Jeffrey Falk - Goodreads

While not quite exhaustive, characteristically overoptimistic (despite the culture's successive lurches away from capitalism for over a century), and downplaying the statism of the present-day United ... Read full review

Contents

The Great Disconnect
13
What is Capitalism?
29
The PreCapitalist PoliticalEconomic Systems
55
Copyright

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Andrew Bernstein holds a Ph.D. in Philosophy from the Graduate School of the City University of New York. He has taught at Hunter College, the New School for Social Research, and Pace University. He currently teaches at SUNY Purchase, where he was selected Outstanding Faculty Member for 2004, and is a Visiting Professor of Philosophy at Marist College. Dr. Bernstein has lectured at universities across the United States, including Harvard, Yale, Stanford, the United States Military Academy at West Point; and at philosophical conferences both in America and abroad. He is author of the novel, Heart of a Pagan, and is currently writing Objectivism in One Lesson, an introduction to the philosophy of Ayn Rand. Additional essays and information about Dr. Bernstein can be found at his website: www.AndrewBernstein.net.

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