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The bourgeois virtues : ethics for an age of commerce

The bourgeois virtues : ethics for an age of commerce

Author: Deirdre N McCloskey
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
For a century and a half, the artists and intellectuals of Europe have scornedthe bourgeoisie. And for a millennium and a half, the philosophers and theologians of Europe have scorned the marketplace. The bourgeois life, capitalism, Mencken's "booboisie" and David Brooks's "bobos"all have been, and still are, framed as being responsible for everything from financial to moral poverty, world wars, and spiritual  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
McCloskey, Deirdre N.
Bourgeois virtues.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©2006
(DLC) 2005029657
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Deirdre N McCloskey
ISBN: 9780226556673 0226556670 1282584928 9781282584921 9786612584923 6612584920
OCLC Number: 649906172
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 616 pages) : illustrations
Contents: pt. 1. The Christian and feminine virtues : love --
pt. 2. The Christian and feminine virtues : faith and hope --
pt. 3. The bourgeois uses of the virtues --
pt. 4. The androgynous virtues : prudence and justice --
pt. 5. Systematizing the seven virtues --
pt. 6. The bourgeois uses of the virtues.
Other Titles: Ethics for an age of commerce
Responsibility: Deirdre McCloskey.


Presenting a survey of ethical thought and economic realities - from Plato to Barbara Ehrenreich, this title offers a view that capitalism is good for us. It shows that American capitalism without  Read more...


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