Systems of Survival: A Dialogue on the Moral Foundations of Commerce and Politics
The author of The Death and Life of Great American Cities looks at business fraud and criminal enterprise, overextended government farm subsidies and zealous transit police, to show what happens when the moral systems of commerce collide with those of politics.
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In this slim volume, Jacobs articulates the two moral systems humans have evolved over the centuries: that of traders (commerce), and that of guardians (government). Once stated, they seem so obvious ... Read full review
SYSTEMS OF SURVIVAL: A Dialogue on the Moral Foundations of Commerce and PoliticsUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
Jacobs, who changed prevailing notions of urban planning and city life with The Death and Life of Great American Cities (1961), now looks at societal ethics and delineates two contradictory moral ... Read full review
ONE Armbrusters Summons
TWO A Pair of Contradictions
THREE Kate on the Commercial Syndrome
FOUR Why Two Syndromes?
EIGHT Casts of Mind
ELEVEN Hortense on Castes and Flexibility
TWELVE Pitfalls if the Methods
THIRTEEN Hortenses Defense J Moral Flexibility
FOURTEEN Plans and Champagne
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