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    Conservatism: An Anthology of Social and Political Thought From David Hume to the Present.Jerry Z. Muller (ed.) - 1997 - Princeton University Press.
    At a time when the label "conservative" is indiscriminately applied to fundamentalists, populists, libertarians, fascists, and the advocates of one or another orthodoxy, this volume offers a nuanced and historically informed presentation of ...
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    Adam Smith in His Time and Ours: Designing the Decent Society.Jerry Z. Muller - 1995 - Princeton University Press.
    Counter to the popular impression that Adam Smith was a champion of selfishness and greed, Jerry Muller shows that the Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations maintained that markets served to promote the well-being of ...
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    Carl Schmitt, Hans Freyer and theradical conservative critique of liberal democracy in the Weimar republic.Jerry Z. Muller - 1991 - History of Political Thought 12 (4):695-715.
    In the case of Schmitt, much of recent scholarship in English has overlooked or even denied the radical conservatism of his Weimar writings. The approach pursued here will, I hope, put his works into more historically accurate perspective. In the case of both Freyer and Schmitt, their intellectual and rhetorical gifts helped undermine support for liberal democracy in Germany, and indeed were intended to do so; this paper, however, focuses on their social and political thought rather than on their influence.
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    Capitalism, socialism, and irony: Understanding Schumpeter in context.Jerry Z. Muller - 1999 - Critical Review: A Journal of Politics and Society 13 (3-4):239-267.
    The significance of the major claims of Joseph Schumpeter's best‐known work, Capitalism, Socialism and Democracy, have often been misunderstood by readers unattuned to its ironic mode of presentation. The book reaffirms two themes that were central to Schumpeter's thought from its very beginning, namely the significance of creative and extraordinary individuals in social processes, and the resentment created by the innovations they introduce. The thesis that socialism would replace capitalism, but that it would bring about few of the advantages imagined (...)
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  5. Conservatism: Historical aspects.Jerry Z. Muller - 2001 - In N. J. Smelser & B. Baltes (eds.), International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences. pp. 4--2624.
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    Discussion: Begriffsgeschichte: origins and prospects.Jerry Z. Muller - 1999 - History of European Ideas 25 (1-2):3-7.
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    Discussion: Begriffsgeschichte: origins and prospects.Jerry Z. Muller - 1999 - History of European Ideas 25 (1-2):3-7.