Book Report: Small is Beautiful by E. F. Shumacher

Kelsey Breseman
5 min readJan 15, 2017

In this small, fascinating book, Shumacher challenges the growth-oriented mindset popular to modern economic theory. The book is complex and broad-scoped, with implications across many facets of modern life.

Small is Beautiful by E. F. Schumacher

Shumacher writes not in the modern style of nonfiction, with points backed directly by citation, but more in the older style of philosophers: the points are the ideas…