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The commercial society : foundations and challenges in a global age

Author: Samuel Gregg
Publisher: Lanham, MD : Lexington, Books, ©2007.
Series: Studies in ethics and economics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Guided by the thoughts of Alexis de Tocqueville, Samuel Gregg's The Commercial Society identifies and explores the key foundational elements that must exist within a society for commercial order to take root and flourish."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gregg, Samuel, 1969-
Commercial society.
Lanham, MD : Lexington, Books, ©2007
(OCoLC)647591294
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Samuel Gregg
ISBN: 9780739119938 0739119931 9780739119945 073911994X
OCLC Number: 71809971
Awards: Winner of 1st Place, 2007 Templeton Enterprise Awards.
Description: xvii, 177 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Preface --
Toward commercial order --
Foundations --
Neither angel nor beast --
The system of natural liberty --
The liberty of law --
Challenges --
The temptation of politics --
The dilemma of democracy --
Culture and the possibility of "non-spontaneous" commercial society.
Series Title: Studies in ethics and economics.
Responsibility: Samuel Gregg.
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