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Problems and Promise of Commercial Society

Dennis Rasmussen

Problems and Promise of Commercial Society

by Dennis Rasmussen

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Published in Penn State .
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Streamlined by the authors themselves to create a truly concise book, the fifth edition is nearly 15 percent shorter than the fourth compact edition, yet. Hont never explains the precise relation between these two terms and I think this causes problems for his argument throughout the book.

Without detailing these problems here, it hopefully suffices to point out that commercial society, for Smith at least, is one of four historical forms that human society has taken, whereas commercial.