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Published: 29 June 2020

288 Pages


ISBN: 9780190096205

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The Ethics of Capitalism

An Introduction

Daniel Halliday and John Thrasher

  • Details the development of moralized, philosophical arguments defending capitalism from the late eighteenth century to today
  • Provides a framework for comparing the economic systems of capitalism, feudalism, and socialism, and their roles in a range of contemporary issues, such as climate change, competitive consumption, unemployment, taxation, social inequality, global trade, and intrusion of markets into taboo areas