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It was an Essential Book. The writer made me realize radical and intrinsic things, minds of the modern market and capitalism. I absolutely satisfied.
You have to read this.
Very interesting and informative read, with muller always keeping his larger theme in mind and explaining how each author adds to our understanding.Published 4 months ago by reviewer
Well written, very accessible, and comprehensive enough. Good at providing a relatively balanced view. Read morePublished 4 months ago by H. Jang
I can strongly recommend this book. Muller lays out the liberal free market idea from Adam Smith onwards, as he says, looking at "the best that has been thought and said". Read morePublished 6 months ago by Baraniecki Mark Stuart
My favorite book the my History of Economic Thought class in college. This book is so informative on the evolution of economics and great at explaining the difference in economic... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Amanda Jernigan
An impressive survey on the evolution of the concept of capitalism, its historical and cultural contexts, and the views of its leading proponents and critics -- including Voltaire... Read morePublished 12 months ago by Don A
This is an amazing book about the history of Western thought on Capitalism. Though it is packed with high-level scholarship, it is understandable and enjoyable to a general... Read morePublished 12 months ago by Sean M. Desmarais
Jerry Muller is able to effectively convey the highlights of ~300 years of philosophical development while retaining the voice of the original authors. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Mark