Will Davies spoke to Jessica Whyte, University of New South Wales, about her book, The Morals of the Market: Human Rights and the Rise of Neoliberalism. They discussed the vision of ‘civilisation’ that inspired the early neoliberals, their debt to the Scottish Enlightenment, the mutation of rights discourses between the 1940s and the 1970s, and the fate of neoliberalism and rights today.


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