The Political Movement that Dared Not Speak its Own Name: The Neoliberal Thought Collective Under Erasure

34 Pages Posted: 29 Oct 2015

Date Written: September 2014

Abstract

Why do so many people who should know better argue that Neoliberalism 'does not exist'? In this paper I examine the disinclination to treat the Neoliberal political project as a serious intellectual project motivating a series of successes in the public sphere. Economists seem especially remiss in this regard.

Keywords: Neoliberalism, Angus Burgin, Leo Strauss, Friedrich Hayek, Mont Pelerin, Classical Liberalism.

Suggested Citation

Mirowski, Philip, The Political Movement that Dared Not Speak its Own Name: The Neoliberal Thought Collective Under Erasure (September 2014). Institute for New Economic Thinking Working Paper Series No. 23. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2682892 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2682892

Philip Mirowski (Contact Author)

University of Notre Dame ( email )

361 Mendoza College of Business
Notre Dame, IN 46556
United States

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