Thursday, April 21, 2016

David F. Ruccio — Sanders and Veblen

David Ruccio schools Adam Davidson, following Bill Black.

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Sanders and Veblen
David F. Ruccio | Professor of Economics, University of Notre Dame


Jonathan Larson said...

As someone who lives less than 10 miles from Veblen's Minnesota home (lovingly restored in 1993) who has read all ten of his books at least twice, I am quite aware of the problems of getting people to read and understand his incredible output. I have been convinced since the 1980s that his ideas are the most relevant to today's current economic problems. I have assembled much of what I have discovered at:

To be quite honest, whenever I read someone trying to resurrect the ideas of Marx I want to shout, "Marx was not intellectually qualified to wash Thorstein Veblen's shorts. I could debate that point for days without resorting to notes ;-)

Tom Hickey said...

Very nice. Thanks for the link. I'll have to explore it.