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7 edition of The Acquisitive Society found in the catalog.

The Acquisitive Society

by Richard H. Tawney

  • 371 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Dover Publications .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Industries,
  • Economic History,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Social problems,
  • Economics - General,
  • Business & Economics / Economic History,
  • Economics

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7639400M
    ISBN 100486436292
    ISBN 109780486436296

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    A book review of The Acquisitive Society, by R. H. Tawney. In this book Tawney expounds upon his theory that acquisitiveness is morally wrong and that it has a deleterious effect on society. He also offers ideas on how to create a more equitable society. The Acquisitive Society was written by R. H. Tawney and published in Tawney herein criticizes the selfish individualism of modern industrial societies. He argues that capitalism corrupts via the promotion of economic self-interest, leading to aimless production in response to greed and insatiable acquisitiveness, and hence to perversions of industrialism. Jan 12,  · In probably his most provocative and influential book, The Acquisitive Society (), he held that the acquisitiveness of capitalist society was a morally wrong motivating principle. Acquisitiveness, he said, corrupted both rich and poor.

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pages. Plain printed jacket over ebook cloth with blue lettering to spine. Pages remain clear and bright with minimal tanning throughout, some light occasional marking.

Small pencil inscription to front free endpaper. Binding.