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Pirie, Madsen 1940-

Overview
Works: 97 works in 282 publications in 3 languages and 3,990 library holdings
Genres: History  Charters and articles of incorporation 
Roles: Author
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Most widely held works by Madsen Pirie
101 great philosophers by Madsen Pirie( )

16 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and Chinese and held by 854 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book provides a sparkling insight into the lives and times of each philosopher covered - explaining just why what they had to say was so innovative and inspiring. Essential reading for anyone coming to the subject for the first time, this book is an indispensible introduction to the most important ideas in the history of western thought
How to win every argument : the use and abuse of logic by Madsen Pirie( Book )

28 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in English and Chinese and held by 809 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this book Madsen Pirie provides a complete guide to using - and indeed abusing - logic in order to win arguments. He identifies with examples all the most common fallacies popularly used in argument. We all like to think of ourselves as clear-headed and logical - but all readers will find in this book fallacies of which they themselves are guilty. The author shows you how simultaneously to strengthen your own thinking and identify the weaknesses in other people's arguments. And, more mischievously, Pirie also shows how to be deliberately illogical - and get away with it. This book will make you maddeningly smart: your family, friends and opponents will all wish that you had never read it."--Jacket
Privatization by Madsen Pirie( Book )

15 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book of the fallacy : a training manual for intellectual subversives by Madsen Pirie( Book )

8 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Economics made simple : how money, trade and markets really work by Madsen Pirie( )

9 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and Chinese and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How do banks work? What does the City do? Why do prices rise or fall? Is competition wasteful? How can we create more wealth? What causes globalization and how does it affect people? This book answers these and other questions, not in the way that economics textbooks do - with graphs, abstract models, Jargon-ridden theory, and mathematical equations
Trial & error & the idea of progress by Madsen Pirie( Book )

13 editions published between 1973 and 2015 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Micropolitics by Madsen Pirie( Book )

13 editions published in 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aid by enterprise : market solutions to the problem of development( Book )

3 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Think tank : the story of the Adam Smith Institute by Madsen Pirie( Book )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'Think Tank' is the astonishing yet engaging story of how a handful of motivated individuals, without any backing or resources except their own conviction, managed to create a national institution that played a role in the transformation of a country
Dismantling the state : the theory and practice of privatization by Madsen Pirie( Book )

5 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The logic of economics : and its implications for the public sector by Madsen Pirie( Book )

6 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Boost your IQ by Eamonn Butler( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Test your IQ by Eamonn Butler( Book )

3 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Economy and local government( Book )

5 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Freeports( Book )

2 editions published in 1983 in Undetermined and English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blueprint for a revolution by Madsen Pirie( Book )

7 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Sherlock Holmes IQ book : being an extract from the reminiscences of John H. Watson, M.D., late of the Army Medical Department by Eamonn Butler( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Omega File by Eamonn Butler( Book )

4 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Privatization in theory and practice by Madsen Pirie( Book )

5 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and Spanish and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The health of nations : solutions to the problem of finance in the health care sector by Madsen Pirie( Book )

5 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The time is right for an objective assessment of the benefits and deficiencies of the National Health Service, and a wide-reaching search for new structures that are better able to deliver the sophisticated and diverse forms of health care demanded today, while preserving the ideal of universal access. The combination needed within the NHS is that of good management, choice at every level of supply, and a method of allocating resources which directs them to those service delivery structures that satisfy demand efficiently. These are among the characteristics of a market, and the problem is one of introducing them into a tax-funded system that is free at the point of consumption. The key to reform of the NHS lies in reorganization of its management structure. There should be management bodies which have every incentive to spend resources in ways which are cost effective and attractive to patients. These bodies should be funded from taxation and should have the responsibility of proving a full health care service for patients. They should distribute resources to general practitioners at the primary level, and to hospitals and consultants at the top. They will be, in effect, Health Management Units (HMUs)
 
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How to win every argument : the use and abuse of logic
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How to win every argument : the use and abuse of logicBoost your IQThe Sherlock Holmes IQ book : being an extract from the reminiscences of John H. Watson, M.D., late of the Army Medical Department
Alternative Names
Madsen Pirie British academic

Pirie, Duncan Madsen

Pirie, Duncan Madsen 1940-

Pirie, Madsen 1940-...

피리, 매드센 1940-

피리, 매드슨 1940-

피리, 매슨 1940-

ピリ

マドセン・ピリ

Languages
English (143)

Chinese (8)

Spanish (1)