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In defense of open society / George Soros.

Soros, George, (author.).
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  • 2 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Culver-Union Twp PL - Culver 332.092 SOROS (Text) 34304000951604 Adult - Nonfiction Available -
Mooresville PL - Mooresville 332.092 SOR (Text) 37323005461689 NEW-BKS Checked out 11/25/2019
West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette 332.092 SOR (Text) 31951004451602 Main Floor - New Arrivals Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781541736702
  • ISBN: 1541736702
  • Physical Description: 211 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : PublicAffairs, 2019.

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-210).
Summary, etc.:
George Soros -- universally known for his philanthropy, progressive politics, and investment success--has been under sustained attack from the far right, nationalists, and anti-Semites in the United States and around the world because of his commitment to open society and liberal democracy. In this brilliant and spirited book, Soros brings together a vital collection of his writings, some never previously published. They deal with a wide range of important and timely topics: the dangers that the instruments of control produced by artificial intelligence and machine learning pose to open societies; what Soros calls his "political philanthropy"; his founding of the Central European University, one of the world's foremost defender of academic freedom; his philosophy; his boom/bust theory of financial markets and its policy implications; and what he calls the tragedy of the European Union. Soros's forceful affirmation of freedom, democracy, the rule of law, human rights, social justice, and social responsibility as a universal idea is a clarion call-to-arms for the ideals of open society.
Subject: Soros, George > Political and social views.
Liberty.
Liberalism.
Finance.

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