Schumpeter called capitalism a process of "creative destruction" because it overthrows old routines and methods of production. But he recognized that this process is unstable, and therefore unsettling, for those who have become accustomed to established ways. Schumpeter predicted growing political opposition to capitalism, and a corresponding growth in socialism, in the 20th century.
©1988 by Carmichael & Carmichael, Inc. and Knowledge Products; (P)Blackstone Audiobooks
Can't get much better than having Louis Ruckeyser narrate a book about Schumpeter. However, I think you need to be an economist to really understand this topic as laid out in the book.
With a different narrator and style - perhaps, yes.
Learn to pronounce European names, the correct pronunciation of Schumpeter would be a start.
Enormously. The use of
No - the writing did not cover the ground I expected.
Have not listened to any others. Passages read in silly accents that I suppose were intended to sound like their authors' voices detracted from the performance.
I expected a book on Schumpeter's economic theories, but instead got a lot of biographical notes, a handful of quotations read in silly accents, and only a superficial overview of the economic theories. Very disappointing.
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