Deirdre N. McCloskey's Bourgeois dignity: why economics can't explain the modern world. Chicago (IL): University of Chicago Press, 2010, 592 pp.

  • Henry Clark Clemson University
Keywords: Henry Clark, book review, bourgeois dignity, markets, capitalism, virtue ethics, economics, Deirdre McCloskey

Author Biography

Henry Clark, Clemson University

Henry Clark is a visiting professor at the Clemson Institute for the Study of Capitalism at Clemson University. His research interests are in early modern intellectual history. Recent publications include, Commerce, culture, and liberty: readings on capitalism before Adam Smith (Liberty Fund, 2003), Compass of society: commerce and absolutism in old-regime France (Lexington, 2007), and Montesquieu: my thoughts (Liberty Fund, forthcoming in 2012).

Published
2011-12-04
How to Cite
Clark, H. (2011). Deirdre N. McCloskey’s Bourgeois dignity: why economics can’t explain the modern world. Chicago (IL): University of Chicago Press, 2010, 592 pp. Erasmus Journal for Philosophy and Economics, 4(2), 83-88. https://doi.org/10.23941/ejpe.v4i2.83
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Book Reviews