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Just Enough is Plenty: Thoreau's Alternative Economics

92 Pages Posted: 9 Oct 2011  

Samuel Alexander

University of Melbourne - Office for Environmental Programs; Simplicity Institute

Date Written: October 8, 2011

Abstract

This paper is an extensive exposition and analysis of Henry Thoreau's doctrine of voluntary simplicity.

Keywords: Thoreau, voluntary simplicity, sustainable consumption, simple living, the simple life

Suggested Citation

Alexander, Samuel, Just Enough is Plenty: Thoreau's Alternative Economics (October 8, 2011). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1941093 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1941093

Samuel Alexander (Contact Author)

University of Melbourne - Office for Environmental Programs ( email )

185 Pelham Street, Carlton, Victoria 3053
Melbourne, Victoria 3010
Australia

Simplicity Institute

Australia

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