The Vision Of The Annointed: Self-congratulation As A Basis For Social Policy

June 28, 1996|
The Vision Of The Annointed: Self-congratulation As A Basis For Social Policy by Thomas Sowell
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One of America’s pre-eminent economists offers a provocative critique of the failures of liberalism

In The Vision of the Anointed, Thomas Sowell presents a devastating critique of the mind-set behind the failed social policies of the past thirty years. Sowell sees what has happened during that time not as a series of isolated mistakes but as a logical consequence of a tainted vision whose defects have led to crises in education, crime, and family dynamics, and to other social pathologies. In this book, he describes how elites—the anointed—have replaced facts and rational thinking with rhetorical assertions, thereby altering the course of our social policy.
Thomas Sowell is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University. He is the author of dozens of books including Charter Schools and Their Enemies, winner of the 2021 Hayek Book Prize. He is the recipient of numerous other awards, including the National Humanities Medal, presented by the President of the United States in ...
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Title:The Vision Of The Annointed: Self-congratulation As A Basis For Social Policy
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:320 pages, 8 X 5.38 X 1 in
Shipping dimensions:320 pages, 8 X 5.38 X 1 in
Published:June 28, 1996
Publisher:Basic Books
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780465089956

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