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Book Review to Luigino Bruni - "Economics and Human Relations" (2007)

Tommaso Reggiani

LUMSA University

Oikonomia, Vol. 1/2008, pp. 44-46, 2008

Economics, with its promise of a human life without sacrifice, in late modernity age, is a great way to escape from the contagion of interpersonal relations. Crisis that our market-societies are suffering, are essentially relational crisis. They are originated by the great illusion that the anonymity of market - as well as the hierarchical firm - can produce a good standard of life, without any relational or inrerpersonal risk. This book is a deep analysis inside the modernity age, in order to explain the anthropological and cultural foundations on witch is based our contemporary economics theory.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 5

Keywords: Anthropology of Economics , History of Economics Thought, Ethics in Economics, Happiness and Economics,

JEL Classification: A1, B1, Z1

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Date posted: February 21, 2008  

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Reggiani, Tommaso, Book Review to Luigino Bruni - "Economics and Human Relations" (2007). Oikonomia, Vol. 1/2008, pp. 44-46, 2008. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1095776

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