A Humane Economy: The Social Framework of the Free Market

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ISI Books, Intercollegiate Studies Institute, 1998 - Business & Economics - 312 pages
An introduction to economic thinking which holds that the vital things in life are those beyond supply & demand, written by the chief architect of Germany's post-war social market economy. A Humane Economy offers an understandable & compelling explanation of how economies operate. A sweeping & brilliant exposition of market mechanics & moral philosophy, Ropke's masterwork cuts through the jargon & statistics that make most economic writing so obscure & confusing. Over & over, the great Swiss economist stresses one simple point: Economic principles cannot be separated from human behavior.

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Much of this book is beautifully written --Ropke (even in translation) has a vivid and sympathetic style that reminds me of Chesterton. However, I bought the book because it was supposed to be a ... Read full review

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Chapter IREAPPRAISAL AFTER FIFTEEN YEARS
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Chapter IIMODERN MASS SOCIETY
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Chapter IIITHE CONDITIONS AND LIMITS OF THE MARKET
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