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What the Market Teaches Us : Limitations of Knowing and Tactics for Doing

Author: Charles W Smith
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2015. ©2015
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Charles Smith examines what markets teach us about coping with ambiguities and unexpected happenings. Starting with why knowledge is fickle and 'stuff happens' he explores what markets tell us about the strengths and weaknesses of explanatory accounts for making sense of and routines for ignoring such problems.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)907178328
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Charles W Smith
ISBN: 9780191806056 0191806056 9780191062407 0191062405
OCLC Number: 921238542
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: PART I: UNCERTAINTIES IN KNOWING AND DOING; PART II: TRADITIONAL COPING PRACTICES: DENYING AND BINDING, INSULATING AND PROPELING; PART III: ACTING SENSIBLY: ELUDING HAZARDS AND GRASPING OPPORTUNITIES; PART IV: TEACHINGS FOR TOMORROW
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