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  Capitalism - Anarchopedia
These are capital accumulation and specialization or Economic growth, changing levels of individual wealth and income or Economic mobility, unequal distribution of wealth, Entrepreneurial networks and social arrangements, and the existence of a labor market with its attendant unemployment.
It is possible that capitalism is a local optimum or maximum, but this is dependent on the valuation of the goals for the distribution of wealth, such as the goodness of equal distribution or the reduction of waste.
Since capitalism is a word which is considered both an epithet and a compliment, and because of the diversity of both ideology and theory involved, the use of the word often reduces to, alternately a straw man or a shibboleth, used to damn or justify almost any imaginable policy choice or social arrangement.
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  Learn more about Capitalism in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Moreover, the precise ideology meant by "capitalism" in the latter sense differs: what a Marxist or Green may describe as capitalist ideology may seem thoroughly alien to what a classical liberal means by calling himself a capitalist, and vice versa.
Although it is arguable whether these meanings the word "capitalism" of the same kind are somehow "equivalent" under someone's subjective notion of equivalence, for the sake of not making a straw man argument when accusing someone else to be a proponent of capitalism, these different concepts must be clearly distinguished.
Ayn Rand made an original defense of capitalism as a moral code, but her arguments for its efficiency were not original, and selected to support her moral claims.
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 Encyclopedia: Emergence of early capitalism   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
The notion that capitalism can be divided into early, middle, and late periods is itself extremely controversial.
Some philosophers consider capitalism not a time-bound practice or a historical era at all, but the recognition of some timeless elements of the human condition.
Nonetheless, periodization is often undertaken on the presumption that there was a uniquely notable explosion of capitalistic practice in early-modern Europe.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Emergence-of-early-capitalism   (847 words)

  
 Capitalism
Although it is arguable whether these meanings the word "capitalism" of the same kind are somehow "equivalent" under someone's subjective notion of equivalence, for the sake of not making a straw man argument when accusing someone else to be a proponent of capitalism, these different concepts must be clearly distinguished.
Areas of capitalism or private ownership[?] may remain in certain sectors (such as small businesses[?]) under socialism, but industry and labor are regulated by the state for the benefit of the populace at large.
Ayn Rand made an original defense of capitalism as a moral code, but her arguments for its efficiency were not original, and selected to support her moral claims.
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 FRB: Speech, Greenspan—Adam Smith—February 6, 2005
Moreover, those living in the early part of the nineteenth century could not have imagined that life expectancy in developed countries two centuries later would rise on average to more than twice that which they experienced.
The major advances in life expectancy by the early twentieth century were attributable largely to efforts to ensure a clean water supply, the result of the increased capital stock associated with rising affluence.
The notion that the centrally planned Soviet economy was catching up with the West was, by the early 1980s, increasingly viewed as dubious, though the view was not fully discredited until the collapse of the Berlin Wall in 1989 exposed the economic ruin behind the Iron Curtain.
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 Capitalism...Bizhisto.com
By the early 20th century the term had become widespread, as evidenced by Max Weber's use of the term in his The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism in 1904, and Werner Sombart's 1906 Modern Capitalism.
Despite wide disagreements over the precise definition of capitalism, and arguments over which economies are capitalist and to what degree, a set of broad characteristics are generally agreed on by both advocates and critics of capitalism.
Capitalism - Capitalism generally refers to a combination of economic practices that became institutionalized in Europe between the 16th and 19th centuries.
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 Foreign Affairs - The Return of Authoritarian Great Powers - Azar Gat
Capitalism's ascendancy appears to be deeply entrenched, but the current predominance of democracy could be far less secure.
Capitalism has expanded relentlessly since early modernity, its lower-priced goods and superior economic power eroding and transforming all other socioeconomic regimes, a process most memorably described by Karl Marx in The Communist Manifesto.
During the 1930s and early 1940s, fascism and Nazism were exciting new ideologies that generated massive popular enthusiasm, whereas democracy stood on the ideological defensive, appearing old and dispirited.
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 Some perspective on eras and technologies
Technocapitalism involves the emergence of new technologies that are likely to revolutionize most aspects of life and work.
Every era is distinguished by the emergence of new technologies that have profound effects on many human activities.
The emergence of a new technology is usually a matter of how strongly it collapses time, cost, space, or saves lives.
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 Emergence of Capitalism and Tension with the West (from China) --  Britannica Student Encyclopedia
Emergence of Capitalism and Tension with the West (from China) --  Britannica Student Encyclopedia
Emergence of Capitalism and Tension with the West
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 Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
The notion that capitalism can be divided into early, middle, and late eras is itself extremely controversial.
Some philosophers and most neoclassical economists consider capitalism not a time-bound practice or a historical era at all, but the recognition of some timeless elements of human society like private property and market prices.
Nonetheless, the division into eras is often made on the presumption that there was a uniquely notable explosion of capitalistic practice in early modern Europe.
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 Capitalism
hinges on the elaboration of an economic system in which goods and services are traded in markets, and capital goods belong to non-state entities, onto a global scale.
for enriching capitalists (owners of capital) at the expense of workers without necessarily working themselves ("the rich get richer, and the poor get poorer"), and for the degree of control over the lives of workers enjoyed by owners.
His analysis of capital flight and the rise of mammoth cartels later influenced Lenin in his Imperialism: The Highest Stage of
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 Evolutionary Metaphysics - Science, Philosophy, Politics, Religion
Looks at sexual morality from an evolutionary point of view and condemns the traditional religions for their positions on women's rights and birth control.
Analyzes the modern political power struggle and the emergence of secular beliefs like existentialism and humanism.
Describes consciousness as a natural phenomenon and establishes a theoretical foundation for justice based upon the democratic decisions of free and educated people.
www.evolutionary-metaphysics.net   (661 words)

  
 rationalrevolution.net - Articles
Understanding Capitalism Part III: Wages and Labor Markets
Understanding Capitalism Part II: Personal Property, Money and Finance
The Emergence of the First Social Order in the United States
www.rationalrevolution.net /articles   (547 words)

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