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  • Author : Robert L. Heilbroner
  • Publisher : New York : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 347 pages
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  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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The Worldly Philosophers

The Worldly Philosophers
  • Author : Robert L. Heilbroner
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 11 January 2011
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The bestselling classic that examines the history of economic thought from Adam Smith to Karl Marx—“all the economic lore most general readers conceivably could want to know, served up with a flourish” (The New York Times). The Worldly Philosophers not only enables us to see more deeply into our history but helps us better understand our own times. In this seventh edition, Robert L. Heilbroner provides a new theme that connects thinkers as diverse as Adam Smith and Karl

Worldly Philosopher

Worldly Philosopher
  • Author : Jeremy Adelman
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Release : 26 October 2014
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Worldly Philosopher chronicles the times and writings of Albert O. Hirschman, one of the twentieth century's most original and provocative thinkers. In this gripping biography, Jeremy Adelman tells the story of a man shaped by modern horrors and hopes, a worldly intellectual who fought for and wrote in defense of the values of tolerance and change. This is the first major account of Hirschman’s remarkable life, and a tale of the twentieth century as seen through the story of

Behind the Veil of Economics: Essays in the Worldly Philosophy

Behind the Veil of Economics: Essays in the Worldly Philosophy
  • Author : Robert L. Heilbroner
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release : 17 June 1989
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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—the power of our economic involvement in society to shape the ways we think about it; the visions and values that add unsuspected ideological color to our economic beliefs about

Teachings from the Worldly Philosophy

Teachings from the Worldly Philosophy
  • Author : Robert L. Heilbroner
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release : 17 April 1997
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Selections from great writings on economics, annotated and introduced by a distinguished economist and teacher. Author of The Worldly Philosophers, a 3-million-copy seller, Robert Heilbroner offers here a compendium of readings from the "worldly philosophers" themselves. The selections range from the earliest economic thought to such towering volumes as Adam Smith's The Wealth of Nations, Thomas Malthus's Essay on the Principle of Population, David Ricardo's Principles of Political Economy, and John Maynard Keynes's The General Theory of Employment, Interest, and

The Nature and Logic of Capitalism

The Nature and Logic of Capitalism
  • Author : Robert L. Heilbroner
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release : 17 September 1985
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In The Worldly Philosophers, Robert Heilbroner set out to describe what the great economists thought would happen to the system of capitalism. In later books. Professor Heilbroner projected his own views about the future of the capitalist system. Now he asks a still more demanding question: What is capitalism? In search of an answer, The Nature and Logic of Capitalism takes us on a far-ranging exploration to the unconscious levels of the human psyche and the roots of domination and

Marxism: For and Against

Marxism: For and Against
  • Author : Robert L. Heilbroner
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release : 17 December 1980
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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

Adam's Fallacy

Adam's Fallacy
  • Author : Duncan K. Foley
  • Publisher : Harvard University Press
  • Release : 30 June 2009
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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 which the pursuit of self-interest is led by the invisible hand of the market to a socially beneficial outcome, from the rest of social life, in which the pursuit of

The Essential Adam Smith

The Essential Adam Smith
  • Author : Adam Smith
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release : 17 March 1987
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Few writings are more often cited as a cornerstone of modern economic thought than those of Adam Smith. Few are less read. The sheer strength of his great work, The Wealth of Nations, discourages many from attempting to explore its rich and lucid arguments. In this brilliantly crafted volume, one of the most eminent economists of our day provides a generous selection from the entire body of Smith's work, ranging from his fascinating psychological observations on human nature to his

Great Economic Thinkers

Great Economic Thinkers
  • Author : Jonathan Conlin
  • Publisher : Reaktion Books
  • Release : 15 November 2018
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Great Economic Thinkers presents an accessible introduction to the lives and works of thirteen of the most influential economists of modern times: Adam Smith, David Ricardo, John Stuart Mill, Karl Marx, Alfred Marshall, Joseph Schumpeter, John Maynard Keynes, and Nobel Prize winners Friedrich Hayek, Milton Friedman, John Forbes Nash, Jr., Daniel Kahneman, Amartya Sen, and Joseph Stiglitz. Free from confusing jargon and equations, the book describes key concepts put forward by these thinkers and shows how they have come to

The Big Three in Economics

The Big Three in Economics
  • Author : Mark Skousen
  • Publisher : M.E. Sharpe
  • Release : 29 June 2022
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History comes alive in this fascinating story of opposing views that continue to play a fundamental role in today's politics and economics. The Big Three in Economics traces the turbulent lives and battle of ideas of the three most influential economists in world history: Adam Smith, representing laissez faire; Karl Marx, reflecting the radical socialist model; and John Maynard Keynes, symbolizing big government and the welfare state.

Principles of Economics

Principles of Economics
  • Author : Alfred Marshall
  • Publisher : Cosimo, Inc.
  • Release : 01 October 2006
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British economist ALFRED MARSHALL (1842-1924) was one of the most prominent thinkers of his age on the philosophy of finance, and this, considered his greatest work, was for years the standard text on the subject. First published in 1890, this is an abridged version of the 1920 eighth edition, and it serves as an excellent primer on such topics as: . basic economic laws . the purpose of economic studies . fundamental concepts including wealth, production, consumption, labor, income, capital, and others . understanding consumer demand .

The Armchair Economist

The Armchair Economist
  • Author : Steven E. Landsburg
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 10 May 2012
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Air bags cause accidents, because well-protected drivers take more risks. This well-documented truth comes as a surprise to most people, but not to economists, who have learned to take seriously the proposition that people respond to incentives. In The Armchair Economist, Steven E. Landsburg shows how the laws of economics reveal themselves in everyday experience and illuminate the entire range of human behavior. Why does popcorn cost so much at the cinema? The 'obvious' answer is that the owner has