Peter J. Boettke is an economics professor at George Mason University and the author of several books on the history, collapse and transition from socialism in the former Soviet Union. His most recent books are Calculation and Coordination (Routledge, London, 2001) and The Economic Way of Thinking (Prentice Hall, 2002). Before joining the faculty at GMU, Boettke taught at New York University and was a National Fellow at the Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace at Stanford University. Boettke earned his Ph.D. at George Mason University and his B.A. at Grove City College.
Human Freedom and the Red Pill
By Peter J. Boettke
from Taking the Red Pill
This is one essay from the anthology Taking the Red Pill
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Taking the Red Pill is a non-fiction book that explores a variety of literary, philosophical, religious and scientific themes in the film “The Matrix.” Taking the Red Pill is targeted at intelligent, intellectually curious fans of the film.
About the Author
Glenn Yeffeth is the editor of several anthologies in the Smart Pop series, including The Anthology at the End of the Universe, Farscape Forever!, Five Seasons of Angel, Navigating the Golden Compass, Seven Seasons of Buffy, Taking the Red Pill and What Would Sipowitz Do? He lives in Dallas.