This is a brilliant and unconventional study of one of the most challenging figures in modern social and economic thought. David Riesman has chosen a deliberately personal method of exposition and evaluation, and he is by no means a disciple. He says of Veblen: -I find him more often interesting than attractive, more often pungent than wise.- By approaching Veblen subjectively and in a critical spirit, Riesman has arrived at an estimate of the man that is objective and balanced. Veblen's ideas and attitudes are carefully ...

Thorstein Veblen 1995, Routledge, New Brunswick, NJ

ISBN-13: 9781560007760

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