Prof. Deirdre McCloskey explains how changes in Holland and England in the 1600s and 1700s opened the door for innovation to take off.
Deirdre McCloskey has been a professor of economics, history, English, communications, philosophy and classics, and arts and culture at various points in her career. She is best known for her contributions to the understanding of the economic history of Britain, the quantification of historical inquiry, the rhetoric of economics and human sciences, economic methodology, virtue ethics, feminist economics, heterodox economics, the role of mathematics in economic analysis, and the role of significance testing in economics.
Professor Deirdre McCloskey complicates the understanding of free speech by associating this freedom with the ancient Greek word for persuasion: rhetoric.
The Encyclopedia of Libertarianism is the first comprehensive, encyclopedic treatment of the libertarian movement.