Part or chapter of a book
How Capitalism Lost its Soul : From Protestant Ethics to Robber Barons
Ethical Boundaries of Capitalism
43 - 64 p.
Capitalism, Protestantism, Ethics
A serious discussion of capitalism and its development cannot avoid the confrontation, at one moment or another, with ethical issues. Historically, there have been quite a number of different positions in the debate – giving us a sense that the confrontation is, indeed, a complex one. When it comes to the connection between ethics and capitalism, we can differentiate between at least four different ideal typical perspectives. [First paragraph]