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Economics of Good and Evil - a book by Sedlacek, Tomas

Economics of Good and Evil

The Quest for Economic Meaning from Gilgamesh to Wall Street

Economics of Good and Evil( )
Author: Sedlacek, Tomas
Foreword by: Havel, Václav
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $19.95
Book Description:

In The Economics of Good and Evil, Sedlacek challenges widely-held beliefs about economics and culture by tracing the study and themes of economics throughout history.

Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Business & Economics / Economics / General
Philosophy / Good & Evil
History / Civilization
Literary Criticism / Subjects & Themes / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.162 x 9.204 x 0.675 Inches
Book Weight:1.184 Pounds
Author Biography
Sedlacek, Tomas (Author)
Václav Harvel (October 5, 1936 - December 18, 2011) was a Czech playwright, essayist, poet, philosopher and politician. He was the ninth and last president of Czechoslovakia (1989-1992) and the first president of the Czech Republic (1993-2003). He wrote more than 20 plays and numerous non-fiction works, translated internationally. At the time of his death he was Chairman of the New York-based Human Rights Foundation.

Havel received many recognitions, including the United States Presidential Medal of Freedom, the Gandhi Peace Prize, the Philadelphia Liberty Medal, the Order of Canada, the freedom medal of the Four Freedoms Award, the Ambassador of Conscience Award and the Hanno R. Ellenbogen Citizenship Award.

Havel died in his home in 2011. He was the author of many poetry collections and plays including, The Garden Party, The Beggar's Opera, Mountain Hotel and The Pig.


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