For the Common Good: Redirecting the Economy Toward Community, the Environment, and a Sustainable Future
Winner of the Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order 1992, Named New Options Best Political Book
Economist Herman Daly and theologian John Cobb, Jr., demonstrate how conventional economics and a growth-oriented industrial economy have led us to the brink of environmental disaster, and show the possibility of a different future.
Named as one of the Top 50 Sustainability Books by University of Cambridges Programme for Sustainability Leadership and Greenleaf Publishing.
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The Fallacy of Misplaced Concreteness in Economics and Other Disciplines
Misplaced Concreteness The Market
Misplaced Concreteness Measuring Economic Success
Misplaced Concreteness Homo Economicus
Misplaced Concreteness Land
From Academic Discipline to Thought in Service of Community
From Chrematistics to Oikonomia
From Individualism to PersoninCommunity
Income Policies and Taxes
From World Domination to National Security
The Religious Vision
Money Debt and Wealth
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Seite 17 - None the less, just as it is wrong to withdraw from the individual and commit to the community at large what private enterprise and industry can accomplish, so too it is an injustice, a grave evil and a disturbance of right order for a larger and higher organization to arrogate to itself functions which can be performed efficiently by smaller and lower bodies.
Environmentalism and Political Theory: Toward an Ecocentric Approach
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