Not saving or psychology, or science, but a new liberalism: a reply to Gaus, Goldstone, Baker, Amadae, and Mokyr

  • Deirdre Nansen McCloskey University of Illinois, Chicago
Keywords: Deirdre McCloskey, Bourgeois equality, reply


The reply to five reviews of Bourgeois equality in a symposium in EJPE observes that all the reviewers admit the great force of ideas in causing the Great Enrichment. Materialism is dead. Liberalism reigns.

Author Biography

Deirdre Nansen McCloskey, University of Illinois, Chicago

Deirdre Nansen McCloskey is professor emerita of economics, history, English, and communication, and adjunct professor emerita of philosophy and classics, University of Illinois at Chicago.

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