Book Review: ‘Knowledge and Power’ by George GilderOriginal Article
This article, published in the Wall Street Journal, is a review of Discovery Institute Senior Fellow George Gilder’s book “Knowledge and Power”:
Individuals like Ford and Jobs are key figures in the economic paradigm that George Gilder lays out in “Knowledge and Power.” He calls for an “information theory of capitalism” in which the economy is driven by a dynamic marketplace, with information widely (and freely) distributed. The most important feature of such an economy, Mr. Gilder writes, is the overthrow of “equilibrium,” and the most important actors are inventors and entrepreneurs whose breakthrough ideas are responsible for “everything useful or interesting” in commercial life.
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