Civilizing the Economy A New Economics of Provision

Adam Smith’s view of slaves as property

Posted Dec 17, 2010 by Marvin Brown in Uncategorized, No Comments

To see my response to Thomas Wells and Bruce Elmslie’s reviews of the essay “Free Enterprise and the Economics of Slavery” in Real World Economic Review, see the current issue:

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Marvin T. Brown, Ph.D teaches business and organizational ethics at the University of San Francisco and Saybrook University in San Francisco.

This book is the culmination of 30 years of teaching and writing on business and society from a communicative perspective. Visit for more information.

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