Free to Choose: A Personal Statement

Free to Choose: A Personal Statement

The international bestseller on the extent to which personal freedom has been eroded by government regulations and agencies while personal prosperity has been undermined by government spending and economic controls. New Foreword by the Authors; Index...

Title:Free to Choose: A Personal Statement
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9780156334600
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    Free to Choose: A Personal Statement Reviews

  • David Dort

    Written in 1979, one of the libertarian economist(s) Friedmans' most accessible works, the clear-written and thought-provoking work does not require the reader to agree with Mr. Friedman's assertions ...

  • Jeremy

    I really enjoyed this book, and it confirmed some of my fears that I am really a libertarian at heart.The basic premise is that people should be free to make their own choices whenever possible, and t...

  • Patrick Peterson

    Very good book, but not great. Excellent companion to the TV series of the same name that exposed Milton and free market ideas (mostly) to many, many people.I read this shortly after the TV series cam...

  • Lyn

    Milton Friedman, who died in 2006, may be spinning in his grave.The Nobel prize winning economist published this work, with his wife Rose, in 1980 and describes in great detail his advocacy of free ma...

  • Jey

    It can be disconcerting to find that you have finished a book but can't really explain what it was about much. That is how I feel about Free to Choose. Yes, this is an economics book, so I can say tha...

  • Jeanette

    Beyond my ability to encompass all this book contains. First published in 1979 and within vast stores of data, information and prediction for paths of freedom, money, inflation, employment levels, wor...

  • Davidmcdonnell

    Common sense. This book makes a clear, rational case for the free market. Friedman dedicates a chapter to each of the major issues facing our country, including education, energy, taxes, and the envir...

  • Aaron

    Wow! It took me a month to read this book!!! I suppose it does take longer to read a book for learning and (not) enjoyment reasons. Funny thing is, I actually enjoyed reading this book too! There are ...

  • Adam

    While some of his arguments could be stronger, this book is important because there aren't enough books that make those arguments—that free markets and capitalism have value. Many people look at equ...

  • Amber

    A bit dry but an absolute necessity for understanding Libertarian thought and recommendations. A little out of date as well, though a lot of the concepts have been either been seriously considered on ...