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The Passions and the Interests

Political Arguments for Capitalism before Its Triumph (Princeton Classics, 2)

Albert O. Hirschman

In this volume, Albert Hirschman reconstructs the intellectual climate of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries to illuminate the intricate ideological transformation that occurred, wherein the pursuit of material interests--so long condemned as the deadly sin of avarice--was assigned the role of containing the unruly and destructive passions of...
Publish Date
2013
October 6
First Published in 1977
Goodreads rating
4.12
ISBN
9780691160252
Recommendations
1
Recommendations
Apr 08, 2021
Read 3 of Hirschman's books & they were all excellent: The Passions and Interests Exit, Voice and Loyalty Development Projects Observed Many people may not fully appreciate the originality of it b/c many of Hirschman's ideas have become so fully absorbed.      source