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Economics and the virtues : building a new moral foundation

Author: Jennifer A Baker; Mark D White
Publisher: Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2016.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume by leading economists and philosophers explores the contributions that virtue ethics can make to economics. It provides historical and modern insights in both economics and philosophy and offers suggestions for incorporating the ethics of virtue into economics to make it more applicable to moral dilemmas in the world outside the models.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Baker, Jennifer A.
Economics and the Virtues: Building a New Moral Foundation.
Oxford : OUP Oxford, ©2015
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer A Baker; Mark D White
ISBN: 9780191005091 0191005096
OCLC Number: 939569815
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: PART I: APPROACHES TO VIRTUE AND ECONOMICS; PART II: VIRTUE AND ECONOMICS IN THEORY; PART III: VIRTUE AND ECONOMICS IN PRACTICE
Responsibility: edited by Jennifer A. Baker and Mark D. White.

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Twentieth century economics sought rigour in models of rational choice, thereby bracketing concern with the goods that economic action can seek or undermine, and distancing economics from ethics. Read more...

 
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