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Edward Wayne Younkins

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Edward W. Younkins is professor of accountancy and business administration in the Department of Business at Wheeling Jesuit University in West Virginia. He is writing a book called Exploring Capitalist Fiction: Business through Literature and Film in which he discusses 25 novels, plays, and films.

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A Tale of the Reinvention of Capitalism

Free MarketsMedia and CultureInterventionism

03/01/2012Mises Daily Articles
The unraveling of a socialist system. The rediscovery and triumph of capitalism.
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The Triumph of Technology over Government Planning

Free MarketsEntrepreneurshipPolitical Theory

05/11/2011Mises Daily Articles
Technology is the enemy of bureaucrats and dictators. By freeing people from centralized control, technology gives them power over their own lives.
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Unity and Integration in Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged

03/25/2011Libertarian Papers
Abstract: This article makes an argument for Atlas Shrugged as a highly unified and integrated novel. All of the sections of the paper explain how integration and unity are embodied in Atlas Shrugged . Part one discusses the philosophical and literary structure of Rand’s masterpiece. The next...


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Human Nature, Flourishing, and Happiness: Toward a Synthesis of Aristotelianism, Austrian Economics, Positive Psychology, and Ayn Rand’s Objectivism

11/14/2010Libertarian Papers
Abstract: This article presents a skeleton of a potential paradigm of human flourishing and happiness in a free society. It is an exploratory attempt to construct an understanding from various disciplines and to integrate them into a clear, consistent, coherent, and systematic whole. Holding that...


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The Future

World HistoryPolitical Theory

10/24/2008Articles of Interest
Chapter 29 of Capitalism and Commerce: Conceptual Foundations of Free Enterprise ; "The Future".

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