Licence to be Bad

Author(s): Jonathan Aldred Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd Release date: 2019-06-06
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Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Licence to be Bad written by Jonathan Alred, read by Charlie Anson. Over the past fifty years, the way we value what is good and right has changed dramatically. Behaviour that to our grandparents generation might have seemed stupid, harmful or simply wicked now seems rational, natural, woven into the very logic of things. And, asserts Jonathan Aldred in this revelatory new book, its economics thats to blame. Licence to be Bad tells the story of how a group of economics theorists changed our world, and how a handful of key ideas seeped into our decision-making and, indeed, almost all aspects of our lives. Aldred reveals the extraordinary hold of economics on our morals and values. Economics has corrupted us. But if this hidden transformation is so recent, it can be reversed. Licence to be Bad shows us where to begin.

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Series: Allen Lane

Type: mp3

Additional Information

Series: Allen Lane

Type: mp3

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