Human Goods, Economic Evils: A Moral Approach to the Dismal Science

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Much of modern economic theory is based on a rather unflattering view of human nature, one that is essentially selfish and materialistic. Not surprisingly, this incomplete version of human anthropology makes for some rather incomplete economic theory, argues Edward Hadas in Human Goods & Economic Evils . Instead of simply being utility maximizers, Hadas argues human beings also seek to maximize morality in their everyday economic lives. For Hadas, economic man is moral man, who always strives for the good according to his ...

Human Goods, Economic Evils: A Moral Approach to the Dismal Science 2007, Intercollegiate Studies Institute

ISBN-13: 9781933859279

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Human Goods, Economic Evils: A Moral Approach to the Dismal Science 2007, Intercollegiate Studies Institute

ISBN-13: 9781933859262

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