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Europe, Switzerland and the Future of Freedom

Essays in honour of Tito Tettamanti (2015)

This book deals with these and many other issues. Its authors delve into subjects such as the nature of capitalism, the relevance of small states to preserve human liberty, the future of the welfare state, the consequences of financial regulation, among others. These essays were written in honour of Dr Tito Tettamanti on the occasion of his 85th birthday. A successful entrepreneur, Dr Tettamanti is also a man of letters, who has never grown tired of exploring the workings of a free society and the different dimensions of freedom. Economists, historians, businessmen, philosophers, and public intellectuals have contributed to this Festschrift to honour the man and his ideas. The result is an engaging journey through the history and the future of the free society. Individual freedom has profound roots in Switzerland and in Europe: in our political thought as well as in our political institutions. Its future, however, seems uncertain and faltering. This book provides food for thought for all those who care about it.


Herausgeber:
Konrad Hummler
Alberto Mingardi

Weitere Autoren:
Leszek Balcerowicz
Luigi Marco Bassini
Jörg Baumberger
Giorgio Behr
Georges Bindschedler
Hardy Bouillon
Iso Camartin
Daniel De Roulet
Mathias Döpfner
Kevin Dowd
Sergio Ermotti
Cla Famos
Christoph Frei
Gerd Habermann
Karen Horn
Ursula Pia Jauch
Georg Kohler
Roger Köppel
Alexis Lautenberg
Carlo Lottieri
Marina Masoni
Graham Mather
Deirdre Nansen McCloskey
Robert Nef
Paolo Pamini
Martin Rhonheimer
Peter Ruch
Pascal Salin
Ralph Schmitz-Dräger
Urs Schoettli
Gerhard Schwarz
Rainer J. Schweizer
Markus Somm
Vito Tanzi
Rudolf Walser

Verlag: IBL Libri
Erscheinungsjahr: 2015
ISBN: 978-88-6440-253-6