Money & soul : the psychology of money and the transformation of capitalism / Per Espen Stoknes ; translated from the Norwegian by Susan M. Davies

Author(s): Stoknes, Per Espen
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Subjects: Money--Psychological aspects
Money--Philosophy
Money--Social aspects
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English, Norwegian (translated from), Translation from Norwegian
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Totnes, Devon : Green Books, 2009
LC Classification: H, HG
Physical Description: 296 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Foreword / Jonathon Porritt 10
1. Money everywhere 19
2. The camel and the eye of a needle 36
3. So, what is money? 45
4. Why money and soul? 55
5. New welfare: Does money make the soul happy? 71
6. Markets: Who owns the invisible hand? 89
7. Riches, milk and honey. Is it a sin to be rich? 117
8. Accounts and bookkeeping: What story does money tell? 134
9. Money as credit: Faust's dark secret 150
10. Debt and interest: The prison of the soul 166
11. Powerful economic myths: About economic ideology in practice 185
12. A scenario for new forms of capital: Is profound economic change possible? 215
13. Conclusion: Ways forward? 248
Bibliography 283
Index 292
Alternate Titles: Money and soul
Notes: ISBN: 9781900322461 (pbk.)
ISBN: 1900322463 (pbk.)
Includes bibliographical references (p. [283]-291) and index
Contents: Pt. I. Like oil and water? Money everywhere -- The camel and the eye of a needle -- So, what is money? -- Why money and soul? -- pt. II. Searching for soul in economic ideas. New welfare : does money make the soul happy? -- Markets : who owns the invisible hand? -- Riches, milk and honey : is it a sin to be rich? -- Accounts and bookkeeping : what story does money tell? -- Money as credit : Faust's dark secret -- Debt and interest : the prison of the soul -- pt. III. Towards a pluralist capitalism. Powerful economic myths : about economic ideology in practice -- A scenario for new forms of capital : is profound economic change possible? -- Conclusion : ways forward?
Summary: Money and Soul opens up new methods of looking at, thinking about, and using money. It aims to rediscover the spiritual and emotional aspects of economic concepts, and points to a radical change in our ideas about finance for the future
Translated from the Norwegian
OCLC Number: 295001032
ISBN/ISSN: 9781900322461
1900322463