Progress and the Invisible Hand: The Philosophy and Economics of Human Advance

Progress and the Invisible Hand The Philosophy and Economics of Human Advance What is progress In Richard Bronk s brilliant analytical study he separates the material progress of a nation from the problematic progress in human happiness and welfare Questioning many of the basi

  • Title: Progress and the Invisible Hand: The Philosophy and Economics of Human Advance
  • Author: Richard Bronk
  • ISBN: 9780751526608
  • Page: 134
  • Format: Paperback
  • What is progress In Richard Bronk s brilliant analytical study, he separates the material progress of a nation from the problematic progress in human happiness and welfare Questioning many of the basic assumptions behind our headlong pursuit of progress, Bronk s disquieting conclusion is that if we continue to destroy the necessary balance between social cooperationWhat is progress In Richard Bronk s brilliant analytical study, he separates the material progress of a nation from the problematic progress in human happiness and welfare Questioning many of the basic assumptions behind our headlong pursuit of progress, Bronk s disquieting conclusion is that if we continue to destroy the necessary balance between social cooperation and individual pursuit of self interest, that humanity will be left at the mercy of the market condemned to be its slave rather than its master Wide ranging and thought provoking, this book is of absorbing interest not only to economists and philosophers, but also to anyone who is worried about the direction in which society is moving.

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