Economic Morality: Ancient to Modern Readings
The Clemson Institute for the Study of Capitalism is pleased to announce that Lexington Books has published Economic Morality: Ancient to Modern Readings edited by past CISC Visiting Professor Henry C. Clark and CISC Associate Director Eric Allison.
This anthology of primary source readings traces the history of moral assessments of economic life from Plato and Aristotle's comments on the early market economy of classical Greece to 20th-century defenses and critiques of contemporary capitalism.
The volume includes selections from: Plato, Aristotle, Cicero, Ovid, Plutarch, The Bible, The Koran, Hugh of St. Victor, Francis of Assisi, Thomas Aquinas, St. Benedict, Ibn Khaldun, Benedetto Cotrugli, Thomas More, Martin Luther, Hugo Grotius, Thomas Hobbes, Pieter De la Court, John Locke, Bernard Mandeville, Voltaire, Montesquieu, David Hume, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Adam Smith, Benjamin Constant, Alexis de Tocqueville, Pierre-Joseph Proudhon, Karl Marx, Frederic Bastiat, Henry Thoreau, Samuel Smiles, William Graham Sumner, Andrew Carnegie, Pope Leo XIII, Georg Simmel, Max Weber, Marcel Mauss, John Maynard Keynes, Ludwig von Mises, Ayn Rand, Friedrich Hayek, Milton Friedman, John Rawls, Robert Nozick, Daniel Bell, and Irving Kristol.
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