The Political Thought of Neo-Liberalism

  title={The Political Thought of Neo-Liberalism},
  author={Carl Joachim Friedrich},
  journal={American Political Science Review},
  pages={509 - 525}
  • C. Friedrich
  • Published 1 June 1955
  • Economics
  • American Political Science Review
In the new, partly-developed theories it is the central prejudice that the state is a machine with a single spring which gives motion to the infinite remaining wheels. . . . The pedantic passion to determine everything in detail. . .. In the whole state, every bite should [according to these writers] be taken from the soil which produced it to the mouth in a straight line which state and law and government have investigated, calculated, cor- rected, and commanded. . . . The center of political… 

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