Synopses & Reviews
Libertarianism seems fairly straightforward on the surface: Keep your government out of my bedroom and my wallet.” But how that principle applies to real-world political and economic issues is complicated.
In Libertarianism, from A to Z, acclaimed Harvard economist Jeffrey Miron sets the record straight with a no-frills dictionary that walks us through the movements controversial stances on prostitution and drug use to explore issues ranging from abortion to the war on terror. He shows us how to follow those principles to their logicaland sometimes controversialends and how to think like a libertarian.
The dictionary that teaches you how to think like a libertarian
About the Author
is a senior lecturer and the Director of Undergraduate Studies at the Harvard economics department, a Senior Fellow at the Cato Institute, and the former chair of the Boston University economics department He has appeared on CNN, Fox, CNBC, Bloomberg, and PBS’s “News Hour,” and his writing and opinions appear frequently in media outlets such as the New York Times
, and cnn.com. He lives in Wellesley, Massachusetts.