H. B. Acton

Acton, H. B.

  • The Illusion of the Epoch

    by H. B. Acton

    The Illusion of the Epoch helps readers to understand the roots of Marxism-Leninism and its implications for philosophy, modern political thought, economics, and history. As Professor Tim Fuller has written, this “is not an intemperate book, but rather an effort at a sustained, scholarly argument against Marxian views.” H. B. Acton (1908–1974) taught at Bedford College (London), the University of…

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  • The Morals of Markets and Related Essays

    by H. B. Acton

    Although the market economy is not as unpopular now as when Acton wrote The Morals of Markets, the morality of buying and selling has long bothered man’s conscience. Defenses of capitalism often establish its efficiency or rely on a “that is the way human nature is anyway” argument. This book asserts that a free market is a necessary condition for…

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