Economist and evolutionary game theorist Daniel Friedman demonstrates that our moral codes and our market systems-while often in conflict-are really devices evolved to achieve similar ends, and that society functions best when morals and markets are in balance with each other....
|Title||:||Morals and Markets: An Evolutionary Account of the Modern World|
|Number of Pages||:||268 Pages|
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Morals and Markets: An Evolutionary Account of the Modern World Reviews
I'm a bit surprised that this book has an average rating of only 3.5 as I'm writing this review - I loved it! I had to read it for Economics course at the uni and thought it would be a pain to read. After a first chapter I was in love! Kind of a page-turner for me!
This book wants to be a Jared Diamond look-alike, and almost succeeds. The author favours anecdote a little too much, weakening his case slightly. It is, however, an enjoyable and informative high-level examination of the development and role of morals in market-based societies.