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Steven Kates, Liberty Matters: Reassessing the Political Economy of John Stuart Mill (July 2015) [2015]

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Steven Kates, Steven Kates, Liberty Matters: Reassessing the Political Economy of John Stuart Mill (July 2015) (Indianapolis: Liberty Fund, 2015). http://oll.libertyfund.org/titles/2707

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In this month’s Liberty Matters online discussion we reassess the economic ideas of John Stuart Mill as found in his classic work Principles of Political Economy (1st ed. 1848, 7th ed. 1871) and other writings. In the Lead Essay by Steven Kates of the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology it is argued that in the light of the evident failures of Keynesian economics to solve the problems of the boom and bust cycle, and that of ongoing high unemployment and economic stagnation, that we should go back to Mill’s “Four Propositions on Capital” for enlightenment. The commentators are Nick Capaldi, the Legendre-Soul√© Distinguished Chair in Business Ethics at Loyola University New Orleans; Richard M. Ebeling, the BB&T Distinguished Professor of Ethics and Free Enterprise Leadership at The Citadel in Charleston, South Carolina; and Sandra J. Peart, who is dean of the Jepson School of Leadership Studies at the University of Richmond.

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