Free to Lose by John E. Roemer
An Introduction to Marxist Economic Philosophy

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John Roemer challenges the morality of an economic system based on the private ownership of the means of production. Unless you start with a certain amount of wealth in such a society, you are only "free to lose." This book addresses crucial questions of political philosophy and normative economics in terms understandable by readers with a minimal knowledge of economics.

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John E. Roemer is Professor of Economics at the University of California, Davis, where he is also Director of the Program on Economy, Justice and Society. He is the author of over 90 academic articles and eight books including" Egalitarian Perspectives: Essays in Philosphical Economics "and "A Future for Socialism," Roemer is on the board of several academic journals, and is associate editor of the "Journal of Economic Perspectives," the "Journal of Economic Literature "and" Economic Design," He has been a Fellow of the Econometric Society since 1986.
Published January 1, 1988 by Harvard University Press. 216 pages
Genres: Business & Economics, Political & Social Sciences. Non-fiction

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