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Herbert Gintis, Professor of Economics at Central European University and External Professor at the Santa Fe Institute, is author of The Bounds of Reason.
Sandel makes two serious errors in his defense of morality over markets.
Reciprocity and distributive justice.
Samuel Bowles, Herbert Gintis
The welfare state is in trouble not because selfishness is rampant (it is not), but because many egalitarian programs no longer evoke deeply held notions of fairness.
Jeffersonian capitalism can lead to a more egalitarian economic system
Pessimism about a selfish electorate is fundamentally misdirected.
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Kevin P. Donovan, Emma Park
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