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How Much Is Enough?

Money and the Good Life

How Much Is Enough?( )
Author: Skidelsky, Robert
Skidelsky, Edward
ISBN:978-0-241-95389-1
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Penguin Books, Limited
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $19.99
Book Description:

In 1930 the great economist Keynes predicted that, over the next century, income would rise steadily, people's basic needs would be met and no one would have to work more than fifteen hours a week. Why was he wrong? Robert and Edward Skidelsky argue that wealth is not - or should not be - an end in itself, but a means to 'the good life'. Tracing the concept from Aristotle to the present, they show how far modern life has strayed from that ideal. They reject the idea that there is...
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Book Details
Pages:272
Detailed Subjects: Business & Economics / Economics / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):12.9 x 19.7 x 1.6 cm
Book Weight:0.205 Kilograms
Author Biography
Skidelsky, Robert (Author)
Robert Skidelsky, a professor of political economy at Warwick University, is also the author of Politicians and the Slump and Oswald Mosley.

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