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V. Orval Watts

Dr. Watts (1898-1993) , author and lecturer, was the Burrows T. Lundy Professor of the Philosophy of Business at Campbell College, North Carolina, and Director of Economic Education for Northwood Institute, with headquarters at Midland, Michigan.

V. Orval Watts's Articles

Capitalism: Definition--Origins--Dynamics

Prosperity has its perils, not least of which is forgetting how it was achieved.

- October 01, 1975

The Law

The private practice of freedom can do more than the expansion of governmental powers to improve The Law.

- August 01, 1975

Business and Its Image

The more government intervenes, the more it strives to blame business enterprise for the consequences.

- July 01, 1974

Closing the Generation Gap

Each individual must learn good conduct. It is not inborn or given to us by others.

- July 01, 1973

Industrialism: Friend or Foe?

It is not "the power of the market" that dehumanizes the individual, but his subjection to unlimited political power.

- April 01, 1973

The Northwood Idea

Concerning the importance of the Judeo-Christian ethic, an emphasis on work and thrift, and an appreciation of the need for business.

- March 01, 1973

Are Schools Necessary?

It's easier to get a college degree than an education.

- July 01, 1971

Money and Free Markets: A Summary

Dr. Orval Watts draws a distinction between money and credit that may lead away from some of the confusion surrounding these instruments.

- January 01, 1966

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