Selling the Free Market

The Rhetoric of Economic Correctness

James Arnt Aune

February 1, 2002
ISBN 9781572307575
Price: $35.00
217 Pages
Size: 6" x 9"
Copyright Date: 2001

Introduction: How the Right Triumphed

I. Rhetoric, Economics, and Problems of Method

1. The Rhetoric-Economics Connection: Rhetorical Strategies of Economic Analysis

2. Economic Rhetoric and the Realist Style (or, There Ain't No Such Thing as a Free Lunch)

II. What Libertarians Want

3. Checking Ayn Rand's Premises (or, The Revenge of the Nerds)

4. Anarchy, State, and Utopia: A Rhetorical Reading

5. What Libertarians Want, According to Murray Rothbard and Charles Murray

III. The Struggle over Reagan's Free Market Legacy

6. From Reagan to Buchanan: National Glory and Globalization

7. Newt Gingrich, Cyberpunk, and Globalization

*Conclusion: The Market and Human Happiness

*An Appendix for Academics: Deirdre McCloskey's Rhetoric of Economics