The Paradoxes of Unintended Consequences
Ralf Dahrendorf, George Soros
Central European University Press, Jan 1, 2000 - Political Science - 417 pages
By choosing the title The Paradoxes of Unintended Consequences, the editors wished to encourage the contributors to adopt a dialogue-oriented approach. This volume of essays by Geremek, Goncz, Plesu, Michnik, Kornai, Lepenies and other brilliant intellectuals, was dedicated to George Soros in honor of his seventieth birthday.
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The Historical Dimension
Medieval Central Europe An Invention or a Discovery?
The Marginality of Totalitarianism
The SelfNotFulfilling Prophecy
Exile and Emigration The Strange Survival of German Culture
Giordano Bruno Nolanus Authoritarian Sage and Martyr for Free Speech
The Philosophical Dimension
Science and an Open Society Is the Scientific Community a Genuinely Open One?
The Legal Dimension
Human Rights and Sovereignty
The Constitutional Honeymoon Is Over The Paradoxes of PostCommunist Constitution Making
The Economic Dimension
Hidden in an Envelope Gratitude Payments to Medical Doctors in Hungary
What Could the West Have Done to Help the East?
Financial Crises Exchange Rate Arrangements and the IMF
Art History at the Crossroads
Pornography and the Repressive Function
Unexpected Consequences Portfolio Screening and the Ethics of Trading
Biography of George Soros
Works of George Soros
George Soros Philanthropic Initiatives including foundations and programs
List of Contributors
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