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Economics, entropy, and the environment : the extraordinary economics of Nicholas Georgesçu-Roegen

Author: T Randolph Beard; Gabriel A Lozada
Publisher: Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA : Edward Elgar, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book provides a critical review of the work of Nicholas Georgescu-Roegen in conventional economics, environmental economics and methodology. Particular attention is paid to the role of thermodynamics in Georgescu-Roegen's economics."--Jacket.
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Named Person: Nicholas Georgescu-Roegen; Nicholas Georgescu-Roegen; Nicholas Georgescu-Roegen
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: T Randolph Beard; Gabriel A Lozada
ISBN: 1840641223 9781840641226
OCLC Number: 41958997
Description: viii, 155 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword / Professor Herman E. Daly --
Nicholas Georgescu-Roegen: a scholarly refugee --
Georgescu-Roegen's epistemology and economic methodology --
Georgescu-Roegen and "normal science" --
An economist's primer on thermodynamics --
Thermodynamics and Georgescu-Roegen's economics --
Bioeconomics.
Responsibility: T. Randolph Beard, Gabriel A. Lozada.

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