Read with me: The Social Contract, Part III

Welcome to Part III of my Read Along of Jean-Jacque Rousseau's The Social Contract, published in 1762. It is perhaps one of Rousseau's most memorable and influential works, and contributed significantly to the philosophy of the social contract — that is, the idea that, in a society, people consent to give up some freedoms for …

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Review: Raghuram G. Rajan, The Third Pillar (2019) – Guest Review by Share My Library

What follows is a guest review by Share My Library. All opinions belong to the author. Please visit Share My Library's website here, and follow them on Twitter here. If you are interested in contributing a guest post to my blog, please contact me using the information here. Quote of the book: “Too much market …

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Five Books That Will Make You Think Differently About Capitalism

How should we shape the economy to deal with income inequality and climate change? What role should the state play in economic activity? Should we fear AI? These questions are some of the most important ones facing us today. In this post, we’ll have a look at how an array of scholars have tackled them, …

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