Lane's work discussed in Forbes.com: Ancient Advice for Today's Sustainability Leaders
The Forbes.com Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Blog discusses the ideas contained in Professor Melissa Lane's book her book Eco-Republic, (2012, Princeton University Press) in the posting on Oct 2, 2012 entitled, "Ancient Advice for Today's Sustainability Leaders." The posting asks the questions, "When men like Adam Smith founded modern capitalist thinking, did they also abandon earlier knowledge of what it takes to foster a sustainable world? Was the wisdom of ancients like Plato lost with the rise of ideas like free markets and the belief that the pursuit of self interest by itself creates a better world?" Follow the link to read more.