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The Pursuit of Laziness

The Pursuit of Laziness

Saint-Amand Pierre  Gage Jennifer Curtiss (TRN) 
edizioni Princeton Univ Pr, 2011

We think of the Enlightenment as an era dominated by ideas of progress, production, and industry--not an era that favored the lax and indolent individual. But was the Enlightenment only about the unceasing improvement of self and society? The Pursuit of Laziness examines moral, political, and economic treatises of...

€ 46,70
The Tyranny of Utility

The Tyranny of Utility

Saint-Paul Gilles 
edizioni Princeton Univ Pr, 2011

The general assumption that social policy should be utilitarian--that society should be organized to yield the greatest level of welfare--leads inexorably to increased government interventions. Historically, however, the science of economics has advocated limits to these interventions for utilitarian reasons and because...

€ 47,90
Innovation and Inequality

Innovation and Inequality

Saint-Paul Gilles 
edizioni Princeton Univ Pr collana Princeton Univ Pr (Hardcover), 2008

Karl Marx predicted a world in which technical innovation would increasingly devalue and impoverish workers, but other economists thought the opposite, that it would lead to increased wages and living standards--and the economists were right. Yet in the last three decades, the market economy has been jeopardized by...

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