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Being good with money : economic bearings in George Eliot's ethical and social thought

  title={Being good with money : economic bearings in George Eliot's ethical and social thought},
  author={Dermot Coleman},
In a world of material needs and wants, economics and ethics are inextricably linked. George Eliot recognised this seminal inter-relationship and sought to unravel its intricacies and complexities through her writing. My thesis explores this contention by reference to two principal questions: how did Eliot conceptualise economic value within her broader individual and social ethics? And how was the integration of economic and wider concepts of the “good” explored and tested within the novels? I… 
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  • F. Fetter
  • Economics, History
    Journal of Political Economy
  • 1962
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