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Taleb's book should be great, I'm still waiting for my copy. "The Myth of Rational Voter" is not on your "to read"-list or have you already read it?

Pearl,

Caplan's book is extremely insightful and a very important book to read. In fact, in many ways I appreciate the book all that much more after reading Tim Besley's Principaled Agents (Oxford 2006). Caplan cuts to the very core of the faith so many have in the democratic process to adequantely address social ills.

I obviously have many points of disagreement with Bryan Caplan on fine points of economic theory, but in general I find Bryan one of the most fascinating intellectuals I have ever met. Always insightful, if sometimes frustrating, and very tenacious, yet ultimately loveable. I highly recommend Caplan's book.

Pearl,

Caplan's book is extremely insightful and a very important book to read. In fact, in many ways I appreciate the book all that much more after reading Tim Besley's Principaled Agents (Oxford 2006). Caplan cuts to the very core of the faith so many have in the democratic process to adequantely address social ills.

I obviously have many points of disagreement with Bryan Caplan on fine points of economic theory, but in general I find Bryan one of the most fascinating intellectuals I have ever met. Always insightful, if sometimes frustrating, and very tenacious, yet ultimately loveable. I highly recommend Caplan's book.

Hayek got a leg up when Serfdom was condensed by Readers Digest. (That is available on line.) If only they had done the same for Human Action. They could have named it The Structure of Human Action and picked up sales from careless students looking for the Parsons book of similar name.

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