Thorstein Veblen

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Person.png Thorstein Veblen   Sourcewatch WikiquoteRdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
Cato, Wisconsin
Died1929-08-03 (Age 72)
Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park, California
Alma materCarleton College, Johns Hopkins University, Yale University

“Veblen may be said to have betrayed the betrayers by thinking unholy thoughts on holy ground and by using the ritualistic paraphernalia of scholarship — ordinarily employed in buttressing the social order and impressing the gullible — for profoundly subversive purposes.”
Daniel Aaron [1]

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  1. Men of Good Hope, (Oxford University Press, 1951) pp. 208-245

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