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The worldly philosophers : the lives, times, and ideas of the great economic thinkers

Author: Robert L Heilbroner
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, ©1986.
Series: Touchstone book.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 6th edView all editions and formats
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Presents the ideas of the great economic thinkers, from Adam Smith to Malthus, and from Marx to John Maynard Keynes.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Heilbroner, Robert L.
Worldly philosophers.
New York : Simon & Schuster, ©1986
(OCoLC)654277007
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert L Heilbroner
ISBN: 0671634828 9780671634827 067163318X 9780671633189
OCLC Number: 14167198
Description: 365 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: The economic revolution --
The wonderful world of Adam Smith --
The gloomy presentiments of Parson Malthus and David Ricardo --
The visions of the utopian socialists --
The inexorable system of Karl Marx --
The Victorian world and the underworld of economics --
The savage society of Thorstein Veblen --
The heresies of John Maynard Keynes --
The contradictions of Joseph Schumpeter --
Behind the worldly philosophy.
Series Title: Touchstone book.
Responsibility: Robert L. Heilbroner.

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The sixth edition of Robert L. Heilbroner's engaging, scholarly account of the entire range of economic thinking since Adam Smith, completely revised for the 1990s.  Read more...

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