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I found it an interesting read with some reservations. Some of Mr Landsburg's arguments, while carried to their strictly logical conclusions, downplayed contemporary conditions. Read morePublished 14 days ago by Anne Simmons
This book consists of the articles that Landsburg has written over the years, added upon, and then compiled together. Read morePublished 1 month ago by tarober1
This book is essentially the author using economic theories to justify his own opinions. And he fails. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Andrew Carpenter
Helps to see things by an economic view, but it a little far fetched and not entirely accurate at times.Published 10 months ago by Amazon Customer
The "logic" arguments in this book are a great example of how truly irrational the field of economics can be. Read morePublished 16 months ago by ryan
Burning a book sounds shocking, but an economist like the dolt that wrote this would argue that it provided a lot of utility for me, not only in the pleasure with which I disposed... Read morePublished on January 28, 2012 by Amazon Customer
This is the second title by Steven Landsberg I have read and enjoyed.
Chapter 2 alone regarding the benefits of population growth and related matters was an excellent... Read more
This book is intended to be thought-provoking and I think it really succeeds at that. However, the style in which this book is written severely detracted from my enjoyment of... Read morePublished on April 21, 2011 by J. Kent
Interesting book that applies economic theory (cost-benefit) to a number of different situations. I think many people would be offended by the seemingly cold way the author values... Read morePublished on January 8, 2011 by Brian Ahearn