Religious Thought and Economic Society: Four Chapters of an Unfinished Work.

VINER Jacob (1978.)

£250.00  [First Edition]

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Edited by Jacques Melitz and Donald Winch. First edition, first printing. 8vo. [6], 211, [1] pp. Original red cloth, spine lettered in gilt, dust jacket. A near fine copy. Durham, North Carolina: Duke University Press.

A posthumous publication, containing "many typical Viner flashes of insight", in which he reviewed the economic doctrines of the Fathers of the Church, of the Scholastics, secularizing tendencies in later Catholic social thought, as well as a "surprising but outright rejection of Max Weber's thesis on the Protestant ethic and the rise of capitalism" (Blaug).

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