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Review: The Road to Serfdom: Text and Documents

User Review  - Wayne - Goodreads

I couldn't quite finish this one. I tried, I really did, but it was, predictably boring. I will go back and finish it as some point. My thoughts so far were that he makes a good case against ... Read full review

Review: The Road to Serfdom

User Review  - Nikola Pejić - Goodreads

A critique of centralized economic planning and collectivist tendencies in political thought in Western Europe, especially Great Britain. General thesis of the book is that centralized planning ... Read full review

Review: The Road to Serfdom

User Review  - Spencer Marlen-starr - Goodreads

It was over my head. A very advanced book I would say. Read full review

Review: The Road to Serfdom

User Review  - Marc Cooper - Goodreads

I am not a libertarian, so I just read this book to get a different perspective and not just reinforce my own moderate views. Hayek seems to have been a relatively moderate libertarian from before ... Read full review

Review: The Road to Serfdom

User Review  - Phil - Goodreads

It was necessary at its time to reinforce the importance of the individual in the line of thought stretching back to Adam Smith. It's relatively short, but other authors (especially Adam Smith and Karl Popper) make the same points in a much less shrill manner. Read full review

Review: The Road to Serfdom

User Review  - Sean Rosenthal - Goodreads

Interesting Quote: "Economic planning of the collectivist kind...cannot tie itself down in advance to general and formal rules which prevent arbitrariness...In the end somebody's views will have to ... Read full review

Review: The Road to Serfdom

User Review  - Heather - Goodreads

I must admit, I skimmed some parts of this book, so a 3-star review is not entirely fair. I found it interesting, and lots of parts surprisingly relevant. But it is difficult to get through, and written for another time, so the 3 will stand. Read full review

Review: The Road to Serfdom

User Review  - Michael - Goodreads

Despite being a seminal work for libertarians and Tea Party enthusiasts, Hayek does not add much to either argument. The centrally-planned socialism warned of in Road to Serfdom is detached from the ... Read full review

Review: The Road to Serfdom

User Review  - Noelle VanVleet - Goodreads

With my lack of knowledge of economics and some of the specifics of the socialist systems about which this book is written, I sometimes struggled to grasp the weight of what Hayek is conveying in this ... Read full review

Review: The Road to Serfdom: Text and Documents

User Review  - Robert - Goodreads

I was expecting more of an economic argument, but eventually got over my disappointment in what is mostly a straight-forward argument against central planning. Hayek clarifies that his use of ... Read full review


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