Small Is Beautiful: Economics as if People Mattered
E. F. Schumacher
Publication Date
September 1989
Harper Perennial
Schumacher explores modern economics, revealing its philosophical underpinnings to be relentless supporters of goods over people. He proposes an alternative—a Buddhist economics—that takes as its imperative the quality of human life, not the quantity of profit. An excellent companion to Rushkoff’s Life Inc. in the argument that economics is not a natural science.

"Enormously broad in scope, pithily weaving together threads from Galbraith and Gandhi, capitalism and Buddhism, science and psychology." — The New Republic

Small Is Beautiful: Economics as if People Mattered
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