Originally Posted by jackinnj
Anders Chydenius was an 18th C Finnish philosopher who formulated economic thought and the importance of "liberty" in any effective economic system. His work predates Adam Smith, and doesn't seem influenced by the French and English leading lights of his time.
Little of his work has been translated into English. What is available is terribly expensive. If any of our Finnish friends see his work translated in one of the bookstores let me know.
Very interesting guy, the cheapest translation I found was $122.00 I see what you mean.
"This logos holds always but humans always prove unable to understand it, both before hearing it and when they have first heard it."