Capitalism with a human face

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E. Elgar , Aldershot, Hants, England, Brookfield, Vt., USA
Capitalism., Comparative economics., Post-commu
StatementSamuel Brittan.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHB501 .B7865 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 292 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1103478M
ISBN 101852784466, 1852784490
LC Control Number94028484

Capitalism With a Human Face is a carefully edited selection of Samuel Brittan's most important recent essays. A notable feature is a specially written introduction explaining how the author came to take up political economy and how he arrived at the positions elaborated in this book.

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Sir Samuel takes firm positions where he has good grounds for them and admits his uncertainty on other points.

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‘Capitalism With a Human Face is a remarkably balanced and thoughtful book. It is a long time since I have read anything as undogmatic, and as willing to look at both sides of an issue.

Sir Samuel takes firm positions where he has good grounds for them and admits his uncertainty on other points, thus avoiding both thoughtless relativism and cant.

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Samuel Brittan. Harvard University Press, - Business & Economics - pages. 1 Review. Preview this book 5/5(1). More than open barbarism I fear barbarism with a human face – ruthless survivalist measures enforced with regret and even sympathy, but legitimized by expert opinions. Also on Slavoj Zizek: Coronavirus is ‘Kill Bill’-esque blow to capitalism and could lead to reinvention of communism Survival of the fittest.

These features of human nature—that we are coalitional, hierarchical, and envious zero‐ sum thinkers—would seem to make liberal capitalism extremely unlikely. And it is. Editorial Reviews. Capitalism with a Human Face is characteristically magisterial: respectful of opposing schools of thought but firm in conclusion.

It reveals [Brittan's] rare capacity for interpreting abstract politico-economic theories into plain English Classical liberals must discover new ways to discipline government, so that it, too, has a 'human face.'Author: Samuel Brittan.

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Capitalism with a Human Face When the University of Chicago economist Theodore Schultz began developing the concept of “human capital,” he felt obliged to directly address something that no longer seems to trouble the concept or those who use it.

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