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Pritchard / Englehardt

Everyday Greed: Analysis and Appraisal

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Buch. Hardcover

1st ed. 2021. 2021

xi, 123 S. 1 s/w-Abbildung, Bibliographien.

In englischer Sprache

Springer. ISBN 978-3-030-70086-7

Format (B x L): 15,5 x 23,5 cm

Gewicht: 377 g

Das Werk ist Teil der Reihe: Ethical Economy; 58


This collection examines how greed should be understood and appraised. Roundly condemned by virtually all religions, greed receives mixed appraisals in the domains of business and economics. The volume examines these mixed appraisals and how they fare in light of their implications for greed in our everyday world. Greed in children is uniformly criticized by parents, other adults, and even children’s peers. However, in adulthood, greed is commended by some as essential to profit-seeking in business and for offering the greatest promise in promoting economic prosperity for everyone. Those who advocate a more permissive position on greed in the adult world typically concede that some constraints on greed are needed. However, the supporting literature offers little analysis of what greed is (as distinct from, for example, the effort to meet modest needs, or the pursuit of ordinary self-interested ends). It offers little clarification of what sorts of constraints on greed are needed. Nor is careful attention given to difficulties children might have in making a transition without moral loss from regarding greed as inappropriate to its later qualified acceptance. Through a secular approach, this book attempts to make significant inroads in remedying these shortcomings.

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