"Free to Choose" by Milton and Rose Friedman Book Review by The Research Group
"Free to Choose" by Milton and Rose Friedman
A critical review of the work defending capitalism and democracy.
# 19123 | 1,350 words | 1 source | 1991 |
Published on Mar 03, 2003 in Literature (General) , Philosophy (General)
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From the Paper:This study will provide a book review of Free To Choose, by Milton and Rose Friedman. The study will include a summary of the book, a detailed discussion of the authors' major economic arguments, and an evaluation of those arguments.
In their Preface, the authors declare that Free To Choose is a follow-up work to Capitalism and Freedom, the 1962 book which established Friedman as an ardent advocate of the capitalistic system. We read that "Free to Choose treats the political system symmetrically with the economic system. Both are regarded as markets in which the outcome is determined by the interaction among persons pursuing their own self-interests (broadly interpreted) rather than by the social goals the participants find it advantageous to enunciate" (x).
The Introduction begins with another statement making clear..."
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