Pride and Profit

Pride and Profit

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42.5 Pride and Profit

Jane Austen’s novels provide timeless insight into the practice of virtues and vices. They instruct their readers in rectitude and teach them that bad character inevitably leads to bad outcomes. Austen themes include the necessity of self-command, the importance of being “other directed”, the virtues of prudence, benevolence, and justice, as well as the follies of vanity, pride, greed, and the human tendency to misjudge oneself and others. Austen offers a no-nonsense… (more)

Book Details  

Publisher: Lexington Books (December 24, 2015)

Collection: Capitalist Thought: Studies in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics

Format: EPUB

Page count: 202 pages

File size: 1 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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