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What is Thomas Sowell known for?

What is Thomas Sowell known for?

Sowell writes from a libertarian–conservative perspective. Sowell has written more than thirty books, and his work has been widely anthologized. He is a National Humanities Medal recipient for innovative scholarship which incorporated history, economics and political science.

Who is Thomas Sowell’s wife?

Mary Ashm. 1980
Alma Jean Parrm. 1964–1975
Thomas Sowell/Wife

What is Thomas Sowell most popular book?


  • The Quest for Cosmic Justice.
  • The Thomas Sowell Reader.
  • Wealth, Poverty and Politics.
  • Charter Schools and Their Enemies.
  • “Trickle Down Theory” and “Tax Cuts for the Rich”
  • Intellectuals and Race.
  • Inside American Education.
  • A Conflict of Visions: Ideological Origins of Political Struggles. by Thomas Sowell.

How old is Thomas Sowell?

91 years (June 30, 1930)
Thomas Sowell/Age

Is Thomas Sowell biracial?

An influential African American economist who is known for his controversial views on race, ethnicity, and socioeconomic status, Thomas Sowell was born in Gastonia, North Carolina in 1930. When he was eight, his family moved to Harlem, New York.

Did Thomas Sowell win a Nobel Prize?

Sowell, at 87, authored some four dozen books (not counting revised editions) and wrote hundreds of scholarly articles and essays in periodicals and thousands of newspaper columns. In 2015, Forbes magazine said: “It’s a scandal that economist Thomas Sowell has not been awarded the Nobel Prize.

Is Thomas Sowell Austrian School?

Thomas Sowell is NOT a member of the Austrian School and is in fact one of the more well-known members of the Chicago School.

Who invented Austrian economics?

Carl Menger
Carl Menger, an Austrian economist who wrote Principles of Economics in 1871, is considered by many to be the founder of the Austrian school of economics.

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