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America"s economic moralists

Donald E. Frey

America"s economic moralists

a history of rival ethics and economics

by Donald E. Frey

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Published by State University of New York Press in Albany .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economists -- United States -- History,
  • Economics -- Moral and ethical aspects -- United States,
  • Economics -- Sociological aspects -- United States,
  • Social ethics -- United States -- History,
  • Economics -- United States -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementDonald E. Frey.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHB119.A3 F73 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22569371M
    ISBN 109780791493519
    LC Control Number2008042320
    OCLC/WorldCa261342759

    Gabriel Abend, The Moral Background: An Inquiry into the History of Business Ethics. Princeton: Princeton University Press, ix + pp. $ (cloth), ISBN: Reviewed for by Donald Frey, Department of Economics, Wake Forest University. The AEA is providing open access to all journal content on the AEA website through August to overcome any difficulties some may have accessing library subscriptions during these challenging times.

    Moralists and Modernizers book. Read 6 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The decades before the Civil War saw the first secular eff /5(6).   Is economic morality an oxymoron? Not at all, according to Professor of Economics Donald E. Frey, author of a new book “America’s Economic Moralists: A History of Rival Ethics and Economics” (State University of New York Press, ).

    The book is very readable, even enjoyable, and fills in our knowledge of the ways the growing American middle class was rationalizing economic life with what remained of their religious and patriotic values. Donald Frey is author of America?s Economic Moralists: A History of Rival Ethics and Economics (SUNY Press, ).?????? Get this from a library! Moralists and modernizers: America's pre-Civil War reformers. [Steven Mintz] -- "The decades before the Civil War saw the first secular efforts in history to remake society through reform. Reformers launched unprecedented campaigns to reform criminals and prostitutes, educate.


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America’s Economic Moralists is one of those still rare academic explorations of this subject The strength of Frey’s book lies in the author’s ability to condense the study of a quite large number of schools of economic morality into workable, chronologically directed chapters provide[s] a useful lens for thinking through competing visions of economic morality in America, and underscores the truth Cited by: 6.

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Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading America's Economic Moralists: A History of Rival Ethics and Economics.2/5(1). This places this book into the body of literature that promotes Keynesianism and attempts to persuade economists with yet another reason why it is superior to the classical understanding of economics.

In the end, the breadth of America's Economic Moralists is its strength, and I was hoping for an objective assessment of American economic history and its moral foundations so that I would have a supplemental resource to assign in US Economic 2/5.

Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for America's Economic Moralists: A History of Rival Ethics and Economics at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.2/5. Donald E. Frey?s America?s Economic Moralists is one of those still rare academic explorations of this subject.

Looking specifically at American discourse (ranging from economic history to literature), Frey argues that the history of this area in the United States can be viewed in terms of the on-going competition of two rival theories of economic morality.

(SUNY Press) This book traces two schools of economic morality from colonial times to the present. One ethic makes the freedom, or autonomy, of the individual its central norm, and defines virtues, rights, and obligations by how they contribute to that freedom.

Moralists and Modernizers tells the fascinating story of America's first age of reform―combining incisive portraits of leading reformers and movements with perceptive analysis of religion, politics, and s: 6.

of economic moralists. But there is also a polemical edge to Frey’s narrative, as he folds in implicit praise for some thinkers’ views and explicit criticisms of others’. SUMMaRy America’s Economic Moralists tells a story across four centuries, from Puritans in the seventeenth century to Quakers of the eighteenth to the Enlightenment-inspired.

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Using the terms autonomy moralists and relational moralists, Donald Frey, a professor of economics at Wake Forest University, searches American history to see how these two approaches pervade both public policy and private-sector discourse and are woven into a moral fabric that shapes economic activity.

An implicit theme lurking in the background suggests that religious moralists are. FreyDonald, America’s Economic Moralists: A History of Rival Ethics and Economics (Albany: State University of New York Press, ), pp.

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The purpose of this book is to examine. America's Economic Moralists shows how each morality has been composed of an ethical outlook paired with a compatible economic theory, each supporting the other.

Donald E. Frey adopts a multidisciplinary approach, not only drawing upon historical economic thought, American religious thought, and ethics, but also finding threads of economic morality in novels, government policies, and popular writings.

Book Review | November 01 America's Economic Moralists: A History of Rival Ethics and Economics By Donald E. Frey. Albany: State University of New York Press, pp. $Author: Ross B. Emmett. America's Economic Moralists: A History of Rival Ethics and Economics Article in Review of Social Economy 70(1) July with 5 Reads How we measure 'reads'.

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I say “thought on economics ” rather than “economic thought ” because the latter term is usually assumed to mean the thinking of economists, whereas Frey’s concerns lead him to many thinkers outside the economics fold. The starting point of. Professor of Economics Donald E. Frey presents two alternative economic moralities in his new book, “America’s Economic Moralists: A History of Rival Ethics and Economics” (State University of New York Press, ).

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