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Reflections on commercial life : an anthology of classic texts from Plato to the present

Author: Patrick Murray
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 1997.
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Is commercialization the mainspring of modernity? Do modern commercial forms represent an end state of social development--the "end of history"? Reflections on Commercial Life, an anthology of writings from the ancient Greeks to contemporary thinkers, poses these and other similar questions. It provides students, scholars, and general readers an opportunity to develop a more self- conscious and critical relationship  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick Murray
ISBN: 0415911958 9780415911955 0415910994 9780415910996 0415911966 9780415911962 0415910986 9780415910989
OCLC Number: 34943190
Description: xiv, 486 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Plato --
Aristotle --
St. Thomas Aquinas --
St. Thomas Moore --
John Locke --
Bernard Mandeville --
David Hume --
Adam Smith --
James Madison --
Friedrich Schiller --
G.W.F. Hegel --
Karl Marx --
John Stuart Mill --
Thorstein Veblen --
Gerg Simmel --
Max Weber --
Marvel Mauss --
Georges Bataille --
Simone Weil --
Friedrich A. Hayer --
Hannah Arendt --
Daniel Bell --
Jean Baudrillard.
Responsibility: edited by Patrick Murray.
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