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Re: Bourgeois Dignity and Economics

Matt: Sounds interesting. I had a preview of McCloskey’s argument a while back and had some thoughts on the matter. It sounds like McCloskey’s book would go very well as a companion piece to John Mueller’s new book Redeeming Economics, which I’ve just started and find pretty intriguing so far.

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