Thomas Sowell

Thomas Sowell (born June 30, 1930) is an American economist, social theorist, political philosopher and author.

He is currently Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University. Sowell was born in North Carolina, but grew up in Harlem, New York. He dropped out of high school and served in the United States Marine Corps during the Korean War. He received a bachelor’s degree from Harvard University in 1958 and a master’s degree from Columbia University in 1959. In 1968, he earned his Doctorate in Economics from the University of Chicago.

Sowell has served on the faculties of several universities, including Cornell University and University of California, Los Angeles. He has also worked for think tanks such as the Urban Institute. Since 1980, he has worked at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University. He writes from a conservative and libertarian perspective, advocating free market economics and has written more than thirty books. He is a National Humanities Medal winner.

Website: tsowell.com

Books:
Intellectuals and Race
Intellectuals and Society
Black Rednecks and White Liberals

Articles:
Thomas Sowell: Liberalism vs Blacks
Thomas Sowell: Political Word Games

Videos:

Thomas Sowell: Dismantling America (36:41)

Thomas Sowell is an economist, social theorist, political philosopher, and author of more than 30 books. He is currently the Rose and Milton Friedman Senior Fellow on Public Policy at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University. Sowell has taught at Cornell and UCLA.

Thomas Sowell discusses his newest book, Intellectuals and Race (38:26)

An extensive interview of Thomas Sowell by Peter Robinson of the Hoover Institute on his 2013 book, “Intellectuals and Race”.

Thomas Sowell – Multiculturalism (7:06)

Thomas Sowell, syndicated columnist and author of 35 books, discusses illogical aspects of multiculturalism, and their negative effects.

Facts and Fallacies with Thomas Sowell (33:37)

Thomas Sowell is an economist, social theorist, political philosopher, and author of more than 30 books. He is currently the Rose and Milton Friedman Senior Fellow on Public Policy at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University. Sowell has taught at Cornell and UCLA.

Uncommon Knowledge: Thomas Sowell on the Vulgar Pride of Intellectuals (52:50)

Peter Robinson of the Hoover Institution interviews Thomas Sowell concerning his 2010 book, “Intellectuals and Society”.

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