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The Morals of Markets

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Publisher Comments:

Although the market economy is not as unpopular now as when Acton wrote The Morals of Markets, the morality of buying and selling has long bothered man's conscience. Defenses of capitalism often establish its efficiency or rely on a "that is the way human nature is anyway" argument. This book asserts that a free market is a necessary condition for the pursuit of moral excellence. Its analysis of the relation between capitalism and moral virtue has not been superseded.

The demise of Marxism and the moral bankruptcy of socialism throughout the world do not end the debate over capitalism. Acton's book is distinctive in discussing the "morals of markets" in a way that forms an essential addition—often missing—to the case to be made for free markets.

Harry Burrows Acton (1908-1974) was Professor of Moral Philosophy at the University of Edinburgh.

David Gordon is a Senior Fellow at the Ludwig von Mises Institute.

Jeremy Shearmur teaches political theory at the Australian National University.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. xxiii-xxvii) and index.

Table of Contents

FOREWORD x EDITORS’ NOTE xxi ACKNOWLEDGMENTS xxii SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY xxiii

Product Details

ISBN:
9780865971073
Author:
Acton, H B
Publisher:
Liberty Fund
Editor:
Gordon, David
Editor:
Shearmur, Jeremy
Author:
Acton, H. B.
Location:
Indianapolis :
Subject:
Business Ethics
Subject:
Capitalism
Subject:
Capitalism -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Subject:
Economics - General
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series Volume:
1645
Publication Date:
19930431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
286
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 in
Age Level:
17-UP

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History and Social Science » Economics » General
History and Social Science » Politics » Libertarian

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