Freedom, Prosperity, and Heroic Entrepreneurship in Economic Debate
The role of entrepreneurs in fostering economic growth and prosperity is seldom contested, and the important role of heroes, or “great men,” in history is widely acknowledged. But are these two concepts one and the same? Ought entrepreneurs to be regarded not as rapacious profiteers, but rather akin to classical heroes? Is it possible to divorce entrepreneurship from freedom and responsibility? These are the key questions this colloquium explored.
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