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Lament for economics

Author: Barbara Wootton
Publisher: London ; New York : Taylor & Francis Ltd., 2010.
Series: Methodology & philosophy of economics, 5.; Routledge library editions., Economics series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Does economics actually help us to understand and solve real world problems? Examining and analysing the role of economics and economic theory in the social and political life of the early twentieth century, many of the arguments contained in this book are as relevant and controversial today as when they were first published. Chapters include:1. The Relation of Economic Theory to the Actual Economic World2. The  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Wooton, Barbara.
Lament for Economics.
Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Wootton
ISBN: 9781135033262 1135033269
OCLC Number: 846499009
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Front Cover; Lament for Economics; Copyright Page; Preface; Contents; 1. The Indictment; 2. The Relation of Economic Theoryto the Actual Economic World; 3. The Nature and Insignificance of EconomicScience; 4. Economics as Apologetics?; 5. Economic Individualism, Old and New Style; 6. Towards a New Foundation; Index.
Series Title: Methodology & philosophy of economics, 5.; Routledge library editions., Economics series.
Responsibility: Barbara Wootton.

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