This book should be standard reading for every college student.
In describing the "constrained vision" Dr. Sowell quotes the writers who have emphasized the strict rule of law in achieving social stability.
Although Dr. Sowell has his own political views, he treats both sides evenhandedly in this book.
absolutely excellent, read this and you will understand why the two parties actually see the world from entirely different perspectives. Read morePublished 2 months ago by 77450
Dr.Sowell is one writer I respect more than anyone else. Dr.Sowell's books are not an easy read. But those of us who make an effort to do so, are well rewarded for it. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Ranger
Not finished with the book yet - about halfway. But it is exceptional (although not for Sowell who is always brilliant) in its clarity of the underlying struggle in... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Charles Filipponi
His presentation of constrained and unconstrained visions is remarkable.
One of the major thinkers of our time.
And very few of my political peers have read. Read more
It's another example of why Sowell is the man! However, it is probably the most intellectual book I've ever read - very challenging at times. Read morePublished 4 months ago by STRANGE
The last thing this country needs today is more divisive rhetoric. Mr. Sowell's description of the opposing visions of economic philosophy do not describe the world as I have... Read morePublished 6 months ago by D. L. Ritchey
Sowell writes profound concept in a very readable manner. His genius is never haughty...and it could be with all that experience and education! Read morePublished 7 months ago by Adrienne
Political affiliations have traditionally been thought of in terms of the left-right nexus, or along strictly defined political ideologies such as Burkean conservatism or... Read morePublished 8 months ago by David M. Rosenberg
a good read for those struggling to understand the fundamental differences between the liberal and conservative thought process fueling the polarized political deadlock in... Read morePublished 8 months ago by bill spencer