From Ayn Rand to Paul Ryan: Capitalism as Morality

by Stefan Wallaschek, University of Bremen, Blaetter 10/2012

Society doesn’t play any role in Ayn Rand’s perspective. Rand reduced persons to the bourgeois who only thinks in economic categories and only needs to respect himself – and no one else – unlike the citizen engaged in society and actively championing a de4mocratic process of enlightenment. Rand defended the minimal state against the totalitarian and welfare state.

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3 Responses to From Ayn Rand to Paul Ryan: Capitalism as Morality

  1. Marc says:

    Trump imposes economic embargo against Venezuela, August 6, 2019

    First-ever exapnded sanctions against a western hemisphere government in over 30 years sinilar tothose faced by Vuba

  2. Marc says:

    5 reasons why Trump’s Venezuela embargo won’t end the Maduro regime

    by Marco Aponte-Moreno, associate professor of Global Business at St. Mary’s College of California, in The Conservation, August 7, 2019

  3. Marc says:

    Resources on Karl Polanyi
    The economy must be embedded in society. Society must not be embedded or comodified in society.

    The Great Transformation
    The Political and Economic Origins of Our Time
    By Karl Polanyi
    Foreword by Joseph E. Stiglitz
    Beacon Press, Boston, 1944, 1957, 2001, 357 pp…/…/Great_Transformation.pdf

    Happy reading and happy research!

    Polanyi, the Failed Prophet of Moral Economics
    By Jeremy Adelman
    The Boston Review
    May 30, 2017…/jeremy-adelman-polanyi-failed-pr…

    The Man from Red Vienna
    Karl Polanyi: A Life on the Left
    By Robert Kuttner
    December 21, 2017…/21/karl-polanyi-man-from-red-vie…/

    For a New West
    Essays, 1919-1958
    Experiences in Vienna and America
    Karl Polanyi, 257 pp…/For_a_New_West._Essays_by_Karl_P…

    On Economic Determinism
    By Karl Polanyi…

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