The Spirit of Democratic Capitalism
In this groundbreaking book, Michael Novak offers one of the most significant and refreshing appraisals of capitalism in recent times. A leading neo-conservative thinker, Novak challenges the almost universal assumption that capitalism, because of the prosperity it brings, is without the moral and spiritual underpinnings of socialism. Novak argues convincingly that, in fact, by virtue of its distinctive spirit, democratic capitalism is not only pragmatically superior but morally more sound than any other system of political economy known to man. That spirit, says Novak, consists of a novel trinity: a political democracy, a market incentive economy, and a liberal, pluralistic culture. Based on respect for individual freedom, it provides a broader vision of human possibility than that offered by any other societal alternative.
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Review: The Spirit of Democratic CapitalismUser Review - Jordan Ballor - Goodreads
This is an excellent book, full of relevant insights into the dynamism of a plural, democratic, and free social order. At points the argument could have been clearer, which is the only reason I gave it four instead of five stars. In terms of the content, this book is stellar. Read full review
Review: The Spirit of Democratic CapitalismUser Review - Timothy Bertolet - Goodreads
While this book is a bit dated in some of its data and statistics, it is a helpful overview of the ideal of democratic capitalism over and against socialism. It is primarily a book about the theory of ... Read full review
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Extreme Democracy: The Spirit of Democratic Capitalism
The magnitude of the task to identify and explain the spirit of democratic capitalism that gives the form energy and success is formidable. ...
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MICHAEL NOVAK'S VISION OF DEMOCRATIC CAPITALISM
Four of his books have done this especially well: The Spirit of Democratic Capitalism (1982), Free Persons and the Common Good (1989), This Hemisphere of ...
JSTOR: The Spirit of Democratic Capitalism
The Spirit of Democratic Capitalism. By Michael Novak. New York: Simon and Schuster/American Enterprise Institute, 1982. Pp. 434. $18.75. ...
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The Spirit of Democratic Capitalism (Madison Books/University Press of America) 1982. “…a richness of analysis that challenges the reviewer…a stunning ...
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Michael Novak - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The author of almost 25 books on the philosophy and theology of culture, Novak is most widely known for his book The Spirit of Democratic Capitalism (1982). ...
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Commonweal: The Catholic Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism ...
Ever since he published The Spirit of Democratic Capitalism in 1982, Novak has been urging us to embrace what he calls "a tripartite system" involving a ...
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The Gospel of the Marketplace . . . - New York Times
ELEVEN years ago, Michael Novak set out in "The Spirit of Democratic Capitalism" to prove that capitalism "rightly understood" is compatible with Roman ...
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Michael Novak, Enron Man: Wealth Creation for the Few
Where have the criticisms from the advocates of The Spirit of Democratic Capitalism been in regard to the crimes of these banks? ...
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Catholic Ethics and that the Spirit of Capitalism
Michael Novak, The Spirit of Democratic Capitalism, New York, Touchstone, 1982, pp. 25, 239, 242. Page 11. 10. different Catholic sensibility, whose main ...
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Theology Today - Vol 41, No. 1 - April 1984 - ARTICLE - Benne and ...
... 1981) and Michael Novak's The Spirit of Democratic Capitalism (ny: American Enterprise Institute and Simon and Schuster, 1982). ...
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