The mind of the superior man is conversant with righteousness; the mind of the mean man is conversant with gain.
—Confucius, The Analects, Bk. IV, Chpt XVI
As there is a degree of depravity in mankind which requires a certain degree of circumspection and distrust, so there are other qualities in human nature which justify a certain portion of esteem and confidence.
—Federalist No. 55, Friday, February 15, 1788
THIS BOOK AFFIRMS that moral capitalism is possible. First, in Chapters 1 through 5, it justifies faith in moral capitalism; then, in chapters 6 through 12, it provides a practical guide for those who want to achieve moral capitalism in their business pursuits and professional undertakings. Finally, ...