Archive for December 12th, 2008

Deirdre N. McCloskey on the Bourgeois Virtues »

In preparation for Classical & Marxian Political Economy and for her visit this Spring, I’ve been re-reading Deirdre McCloskey’s The Bourgeois Virtues: Ethics for an Age of Commerce. In this, the first of a planned five-volume magnum opus, McCloskey argues for the instrumental value of bourgeois capitalism not merely as a vehicle for the…
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