The Worldly Philosophers
  • Author : Robert L. Heilbroner
  • Release Date : 02 February 1980
  • Publisher : New York : Simon and Schuster
  • Genre : Economics
  • Pages : 347
  • ISBN 13 : 0671255967

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"[These essays] are rich in argument, in clear and provocative presentation of complicated issues, and are often delightfully quotable. Behind the Veil of Economics makes instructive, disturbing, and lively reading." —Elizabeth Wolgast, New York Times Book Review What lies behind the veil of economics? Power and ideology, answers Robert Heilbroner—...

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Heilbroner sets forth the central elements of Marxist thought, arguing that Marxism not only offers profound insights but also contains limitations that must be recognized by those who have adopted its point of view...

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Author : Duncan K. Foley
Publisher : Harvard University Press
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This book could be called "The Intelligent Person's Guide to Economics." The title expresses Duncan Foley's belief that economics at its most abstract and interesting level is a speculative philosophical discourse, not a deductive or inductive science. Adam's fallacy is the attempt to separate the economic sphere of life, in ...