All Commentary
Tuesday, July 23, 2013

The Path of Duty

Leonard Read's The Path of Duty takes an interesting approach to economics by focusing on the education aspect of it. Basically, this book discusses how people in economics can and should attempt to teach others about this important field of study. For Read, one of the great values of the philosophy of liberty is the enjoyment it brings to the people who attempt to practice it. There is nothing grim and dour about Read’s economic philosophy. No one would have ever called economics “the dismal science” had Read been the principal writer at that time. Liberty and truth are to be enjoyed—not endured. With this volume, it was his hope that others would too be able experience the great joy that economics had brought him.


Download the PDF of The Path of Duty