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Capitalism and commerce : conceptual foundations of free enterprise

Author: Edward W Younkins
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, ©2002.
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This is an introduction to moral and economic arguments for capitalism. It offers the reader a systematic treatment of the philosophical concepts that underpin the idea of capitalism and the  Read more...

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Younkins, Edward W. (Edward Wayne), 1948-
Capitalism and commerce.
Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, ©2002
(OCoLC)648353573
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward W Younkins
ISBN: 0739103806 9780739103807 0739103814 9780739103814
OCLC Number: 49991420
Description: xii, 367 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Individual rights --
Individuals and communities --
Civil society --
The common good --
The state --
Personal flourishing and happiness --
Private property --
Contract --
Work --
The labor union --
The corporation --
Business --
Entrepreneurship --
Technology --
Justice --
Law --
Corporate governance --
Collectivist thinkers --
Cultural relativism --
Communitarianism --
Environmentalism --
Public education --
Taxation --
Protectionism --
Antitrust laws --
Government regulation --
Inflation and money --
Conceptual foundations revisited --
The future.
Responsibility: Edward W. Younkins.

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Capitalism rests on a moral foundation, like the rest of civilization. Edward W. Younkins has done an extraordinary job of explicating that foundation, in an impressive and much-needed work. -- Read more...

 
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