When I was a freshman undergraduate I had a philosophy professor who seemed to restate his points regularly. Read morePublished 1 month ago by SteamerD
The Bourgeois Virtues has some strengths - interesting anecdotes and ruminations - but if someone's trying to convince me of something with practical import, I need evidence. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Surprised in Texas
Very, very good series(can't wait for #3!) Fills in some missing pieces in our current back and forth political/econ discussions in an intelligent way. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Elisabeth M. Young
Over written, too wordy.
Has some interesting concepts but could have cut out 50 pages at least as there was too much stuffing that slows the reader down.
Only read parts of this book because I had to for an Econ class. I love economics and have read several good books on the subject, but this was not one of them. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Amazon Customer
This is a tough book to get through. A hefty tome of 500+ pages, there IS a good hypothesis laid out somewhere. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Sirin
Considering you live in a capitalist state, and you are likely a member of the middle class, this is a book that you must read to get a better understanding of how the class you... Read morePublished 17 months ago by Taylor Rockhill
I wanted to make it through the whole book, and there is some good material there, but I couldn't do it. Read morePublished on June 17, 2011 by Dex
I purchased "The Bourgeois Virtues - Ethics for an Age of Commerce" three years ago when it first came out after I had read a NY times book review about this wonderful treasure. Read morePublished on April 24, 2010 by K. Kirk