From weight watchers to state watchers: Towards a narrative of liberalism
AbstractAlan Kahanâs Mind vs. Money: The War between Intellectuals and Capitalism (Transaction Publishers, 2010) treats intellectuals as a class, and tells of intellectualsâ yearning to play the role of cleric and of aristocrat. Kahan says that intellectuals are necessarily alienated from âcapitalism.â In this essay I discuss Kahanâs erudite and insightful â though sometimes exasperating â work, and I take the opportunity to develop some ideas on the topic, ideas in line with Hayekâs thought.
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Volume (Year): 23 (2010)
Issue (Month): 4 (December)
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Intellectuals; Capitalism; Liberalism; Statism; Hayek; A1; B0;
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- Klein, Daniel B., 2010. "From Weight Watchers to State Watchers: Towards a Narrative of Liberalism," Ratio Working Papers 153, The Ratio Institute.
- A10 - General Economics and Teaching - - General Economics - - - General
- B00 - Schools of Economic Thought and Methodology - - General - - - History of Economic Thought, Methodology, and Heterodox Approaches
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