How would Adam Smith PPC?
Adam Smith’s book, The Wealth of Nations–published in the same year as the American Revolution, no less!–is the book that convinced the world to scrap mercantilism and adopt more “free market” approaches. Or so we’re taught. And of course, his pin factory metaphor is still remembered as the classic example […]Read more: How would Adam Smith PPC?
How would Plato PPC? (Part III)
I’ve written a few previous pieces about how Plato would PPC. Plato is the first big-time and greatest thinker in the western canon, which of course doesn’t mean he is the most correct, it just means that he cast a shadow in which all thinkers since have lived. So we […]Read more: How would Plato PPC? (Part III)
How Would Friedrich Hayek PPC?
Friedrich Hayek will always have a place in my heart. When I first read the Road to Serfdom, in my 20s, I thought it was a book of penetrating insight, and the winning example of how an intellectual could write for a mass audience. Now, too long later, I revisit […]Read more: How Would Friedrich Hayek PPC?
How Would Jeremy Bentham PPC?
Jeremy Bentham! Most widely remembered today as the Father of Utilitarianism. I remember him for a much more idiosyncratic reason: when he died, instead of burying him, they stuffed him like they used to do to hunted animals and put his body on display at his beloved University UCL. What […]Read more: How Would Jeremy Bentham PPC?
How Would Plato PPC? (Part II)
So we’ve already analyzed how Plato would have been as a PPC. But the oeuvre commonly attributed to Plato is so vast and deep that we can dive into many different aspects. Last time, we focused mostly on The Cave. Today, we will focus on his observations on metals. In […]Read more: How Would Plato PPC? (Part II)
PPC Meme Fun: On A Button As Part Of An Ad Image
Hey Guys, I just made this meme for today! Enjoy 🙂Read more: PPC Meme Fun: On A Button As Part Of An Ad Image