Capitalism and Freedom, Fortieth Anniversary Edition by Milton Friedman audiobook

Capitalism and Freedom, Fortieth Anniversary Edition

By Milton Friedman , with  Rose D. Friedman
Prefaces read by Grover Gardner
Read by Michael Edwards

Blackstone Publishing 9780226264219
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How can we benefit from the promise of government while avoiding the threat it poses to individual freedom? In this classic book, Milton Friedman provides the definitive statement of his immensely influential economic philosophy—one in which competitive capitalism serves as both a device for achieving economic freedom and a necessary condition for political freedom. The result is an accessible text that has sold well over half a million copies in English, has been translated into eighteen languages, and shows every sign of becoming more and more influential as time goes on. This updated edition includes a new preface by the author.

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How can we benefit from the promise of government while avoiding the threat it poses to individual freedom? In this classic book, Milton Friedman provides the definitive statement of his immensely influential economic philosophy—one in which competitive capitalism serves as both a device for achieving economic freedom and a necessary condition for political freedom. The result is an accessible text that has sold well over half a million copies in English, has been translated into eighteen languages, and shows every sign of becoming more and more influential as time goes on.

This updated edition includes a new preface by the author.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“The most influential…economist since World War II.” Washington Post
“Milton Friedman is one of the nation’s outstanding economists, distinguished for remarkable analytical powers and technical virtuosity. He is unfailingly enlightening, independent, courageous, penetrating, and above all, stimulating.” Newsweek
“The economist of the century.” Fortune
“Edwards is a straightforward narrator, and the essays lend themselves to reading aloud because they began as lectures.” Talking Book Review

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Author

Author Bio: Milton Friedman

Author Bio: Milton Friedman

Milton Friedman (1912–2006) was perhaps the most influential economist of the twentieth century. Professor, columnist, author, and advisor, he was awarded the 1976 Nobel Prize in economic sciences.

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Author Bio: Rose D. Friedman

Author Bio: Rose D. Friedman

Rose D. Friedman (1910–2009) was a professor at the University of Chicago Law School. She was the author, with her husband Milton Freidman, of two books on economics and public policy, Free to Choose and Tyranny of the Status Quo, as well as their memoir, Two Lucky People.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental, CD, MP3 CD
Category: Nonfiction/Business & Economics
Runtime: 7.28
Audience: Adult
Language: English