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I liked because i think it is a very interesting book, and i enjoyed while i was reading the book.
Along with this individualisation comes a sense of paternalist liberalism - not yet perhaps handing out the 'soma' but not very far off.
It is not clear why they do this as it is not central to their argument and many of the points they make have weak logical bases.
While I assume this book is often required for philosophy, ethics, and perhaps some economics courses, it should be left at that - an academic text that can be augmented by... Read morePublished 2 months ago by WA User
then it gets goes offtrack
too much material on philisophical and societal perspectives which are remotely relevant to the subject
I received two copies of this book for my last birthday, probably because the two sons who gave them to me, while not aware what each other was doing, were aware that I'm a big fan... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Fabian Melgar
This book is quite extensive in Keynesian economics, but overall a decent read. I had a little difficulty with the language since that I am not a very knowledgeable economist but... Read morePublished 7 months ago by kd
I think my headline says it all.
The two Skidelskys are putting words to many of the thoughts that I have had. It is a devastating criticism of capitalism. Read more
With our present economy, this should be required reading by every citizen. I learned a great deal I never knew before.Published 10 months ago by Tom Bell
Great book, not only its content is indeed very interesting, the way the facts ara analyzed though a critical standpoint is spetacular. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Daniel Baldin Machado
This is a wonderful, thought provoking book! I have been thinking about this subject for years, how some of us have more possessions than we need, how our houses are cluttered,... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Lucy Herndon