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The Mind and the Market

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The Mind and the Market by Jerry Z. Muller
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Nov 11, 2003 | ISBN 9780385721660
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Praise

“A magisterial contribution to the history of ideas.”—Peter L. Berger, Institute for the Study of Economic Culture

“Comprehensive, lucidly analytical, and splendidly, admirably objective.”—Howard M. Sachar, author of A History of Israel and Dreamland: Europeans and Jews in the Aftermath of the Great War

“Thanks to Muller’s sensitive and critical guidance, we come away knowing the subject far better than would otherwise be possible.”—David S. Landes, author of The Wealth and Poverty of Nations

Table Of Contents

Introduction

ONE
Historical Backdrop: Rights, Righteousness, and Virtue

TWO
Voltaire: “A Merchant of a Noble Kind”

THREE
Adam Smith: Moral Philosophy and Political Economy

FOUR
Justus Möser: The Market as Destroyer of Culture

FIVE
Edmund Burke: Commerce, Conservatism, and the Intellectuals

SIX
Hegel: A Life Worth Choosing

SEVEN
Karl Marx: From Jewish Usury to Universal Vampirism

EIGHT
Matthew Arnold: Weaning the Philistines from the Drug of Business

NINE
Weber, Simmel, and Sombart: Community, Individuality, and Rationality

TEN

Lukás and Freyer: From the Quest for Community to the Temptations of Totality

ELEVEN

Schumpeter: Innovation and Resentment

TWELVE
From Keynes to Marcuse: Affluence and Its Discontents

THIRTEEN
Friedrich Hayek: Untimely Liberal

Conclusion

Notes
Acknowledgments
Index

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