Creating Wealth: Ethical and Economic Perspectives

by David Schmidtz (Editor)

Paperback, 2010


University Readers (2010), 480 pages


Creating Wealth: Ethical and Economic Perspectives is a collection of classic and contemporary economic and philosophical readings that explore these questions: How do agents in the marketplace manage to cooperate? When does such cooperation make the world a better place? What do agents in the marketplace need to do in order to succeed? What do they need to do to deserve to succeed? This text includes an introduction by the author, David Schmidtz, which gives readers a nontechnical overview of an ethical framework for evaluating both market behavior and market institutions. This is an ideal reader for classes in political philosophy, business ethics, ethics and economics, or contemporary moral problems. The readings selected for Creating Wealth are organized in seven topical chapters: Cooperation and Division of Labor Trust and Trade Responsibility and Externalities Mutual Respect and Exploitation Self-Respect and Alienation Order and Incentives Equality and Mutual Advantage… (more)


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480 p.; 7.01 inches


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