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The Instinct of Workmanship and the State of the Industrial Arts
     

The Instinct of Workmanship and the State of the Industrial Arts

by Thorstein Veblen, Murray G. Murphey
 

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ISBN-10: 0887388078

ISBN-13: 9780887388071

Pub. Date: 01/31/1990

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The Instinct of Workmanship, originally issued in 1914, is described by Murray Murphey as his "most important work." It is in this volume that the theoretical founda­tions are put forth on full display. Veblen's juxtaposition of the instinctive values of community welfare in contrast to the pecuniary values of commercial exchange was the basis of his later, more

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The Instinct of Workmanship, originally issued in 1914, is described by Murray Murphey as his "most important work." It is in this volume that the theoretical founda­tions are put forth on full display. Veblen's juxtaposition of the instinctive values of community welfare in contrast to the pecuniary values of commercial exchange was the basis of his later, more famous works. The book makes plain Veblen's basic dichotomy between technological institutions for making goods and the pecuniary institutions for making money.

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ISBN-13:
9780887388071
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/31/1990
Edition description:
REPRINT
Pages:
407
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.84(d)

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