The Genesis and Ethos of the Market

Authors: Bruni, L.

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A discussion of the anthropological roots of the market, tracing its development using the history of ideas and cultures as well as simple game theory. In his analysis of market ethics Bruni calls for a reconsideration of some of the central tenets of modern political economy, and the need for a new spirit of capitalism.

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LUIGINO BRUNI Associate Professor of Economics at Milano-Bicocca University, Italy. He works on ethics and economics, the history of ideas and the philosophy of economics, with a special focus on the analysis of the interpersonal dimension in economic and social theory. He has rediscovered, together with Robert Sugden and Stefano Zamagni, the tradition of Civil Economy. His latest English book is Reciprocity, Altruism and Civil Society.

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  • From the Community-Without-Individuals to Individuals-Without-Community

    Bruni, Luigino

    Pages 1-16

  • The Dawn of the Tragic Community in Greece and Israel

    Bruni, Luigino

    Pages 17-33

  • Solutions to the Ambivalent Quality of Life in Common

    Bruni, Luigino

    Pages 34-56

  • Dawn of the Modern Age

    Bruni, Luigino

    Pages 57-69

  • Towards a Community of Individuals

    Bruni, Luigino

    Pages 70-86

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Genesis and Ethos of the Market
Authors
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-03052-8
DOI
10.1057/9781137030528
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-34845-5
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-34561-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 221
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