Summary, Notes and Critiques of Veblen’s Theory of the Leisure Class

Transformations of Society

Origins of the Leisure Class

Pecuniary Emulation

Rubens’ ‘Rape of the Sabine Women’

Conspicuous Leisure and Conspicuous Consumption

The Pecuniary Standard of Living

Veblen’s ‘Conspicuous Consumption’, Rousseau’s ‘Amour-Propre’ and mass consumerism in the 20th Century



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Adam Louis Sebastian Lehodey

Adam Louis Sebastian Lehodey

I write about economics, literature, philosophy, sociology, urbanism, and anything that interests me at the time.