Unformatted text preview: do for itself? 4.Friedman assumes as his starting point a society built on voluntary acts and exchanges, and argues that the benefits of government intervention must be demonstrated before intervention is undertaken. What would happen to his theory if the starting premise were government intervention? 5.How does Friedman define the legitimate functions of government? How does his definition compare with the purposes of government set out in the Preamble of the Constitution? What about the Declaration of Independence? 6.How does Friedman’s analysis of the relationship between market and state compare with that of Marx and Roosevelt? Whose view do you find most persuasive?...
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- Spring '10
- Economics, United States Declaration of Independence, Milton Friedman, Milton Friedman 1.Friedman, Study Guide Capitalism