"Economic liberty does not corrupt us, but rather makes us virtuous as well as very rich. It enriches in both senses, material and spiritual"
Deirdre McCloskey is Distinguished Professor Emerita of Economics and of History at the University of Illinois. She has written 24 books, and is well known for her 2019 Why Liberalism Works: How True Liberal Values Produce a Freer, More Equal, Prosperous World for All , and her massive economic, historical, and literary trilogy The Bourgeois Era.
“The most capable defender of liberalism” - National Review