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The Longest Chapter is on Marx. Overall an almost perfect complement to The Worldly Philosophers.Published 13 months ago by Francisco Brady
The first half of this book is a bit slow & pedantic. The second half is truly worthwhile--insightful, with clear judgement calls on where modern economics stands, which issues... Read morePublished on July 29, 2013 by Andrew D. CRAIG
This book was just okay. Foley starts with an interesting theory. He calls his theory Adam's Fallacy, and he believes all economists that follow in Adam Smith's footsteps, of... Read morePublished on August 2, 2012 by CB
The book reads like a conversation between the great economists of the past, from early thoughts about capitalism by Smith, Ricardo, and Marx, to modern debates between Keynes,... Read morePublished on March 2, 2010 by George Ehrhardt
"Adam's Fallacy" is a very enjoyable reading for anyone interested in political economy; a refreshing view at the history of economic thought from a critical perspective and in an... Read morePublished on September 2, 2007 by Eric
Foley has taught Economic History for many, many years and has a very nice summary of the thinkers in economics since Malthus. Read morePublished on January 13, 2007 by Karl Hess