Conclusions: What Is Neoliberalism?

  • Ola InnsetEmail author
Part of the Springer Studies in the History of Economic Thought book series (SSHET)


Innset concludes his study of the first meeting of the Mont Pelerin Society in 1947 with elaborations on what it means to see neoliberalism as a theory of modernity, not just a set of policy proposals. Only in appreciating the context of the development of early neoliberalism can we see its profound novelty, and how it is a much broader philosophy than what is often assumed. The notion of markets as mediators of modernity is very much alive and well, informing most political projects and even common sense to some degree.


Neoliberalism Contextualization Modernity Markets 

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  1. 1.National Library of NorwayOsloNorway

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