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The moral economy : why good incentives are no substitute for good citizens / Samuel Bowles.

Title
The moral economy : why good incentives are no substitute for good citizens / Samuel Bowles.
Author
Bowles, Samuel,
Publication
New Haven ; London : Yale University Press [2016]

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Description
xvi, 272 pages : illustrations; 22 cm.
Series Statement
The castle lectures in ethics, politics, and economics
Uniform Title
Castle lectures in ethics, politics, and economics.
Alternative Title
Why good incentives are no substitute for good citizens
Subjects
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-266) and index.
Contents
The problem with homo economicus -- A constitution for knaves -- Moral sentiments and material interests -- Incentives as information -- A liberal civic culture -- The legislator's dilemma -- A mandate for Aristotle's legislator.
ISBN
  • 9780300163803
  • 0300163800
Owning Institutions
Columbia University Libraries