The Virtue of Prosperity

Mr. D’Souza talked about his book The Virtue of Prosperity: Finding Values in an Age of Techno-Affluence, published by Free Press. He described the current economic… read more

Mr. D’Souza talked about his book The Virtue of Prosperity: Finding Values in an Age of Techno-Affluence, published by Free Press. He described the current economic climate as one of “unprecedented prosperity with the first mass affluent class in world history.” He noted that the new economy has created divisions, however. He warned that technological capitalism and the new wealth it has created must be balanced against the “enormous inequalities that undermine families and communities and destroy our cherished values.” Mr. D’Souza spoke about the process of researching and writing the book. close

People in this video

Hosting Organization

Series

Books

More information about

The Virtue of Prosperity

624 Views
Program ID:
161211-1
Category:
Booknotes
Format:
Booknotes
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 14, 2001 | 8:00pm EST | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Sep 21, 2013 | 6:14pm EDT | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Jan 14, 2001 | 8:00pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 14, 2001 | 11:04pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 15, 2001 | 6:00am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 27, 2001 | 7:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 28, 2001 | 11:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 05, 2010 | 6:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 21, 2013 | 6:14pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Purchase a DVD or Download

The Virtue of Prosperity

  • DVD
    Price:
    $24.95
  • MP3 audio - Standard
    Price:
    $0.99