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The wealth of nature : how mainstream economics has failed the environment

Author: Robert L Nadeau; Robert Nadeau, Wissenschaftshistoriker
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Demonstrates that the claim that neoclassical economics is a science comparable to the physical sciences is totally bogus and that our failure to recognize and deal with this fact constitutes the  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert L Nadeau; Robert Nadeau, Wissenschaftshistoriker
ISBN: 0231127987 9780231127981 0231127995 9780231127998
OCLC Number: 611315843
Description: 253 Seiten : Illustrationen
Contents: Introduction 1. Spaceship Earth: Homo economicus and the Environmental Crisis 2. The Not So Worldly Philosophers: Metaphysics, Newtonian Physics, and Classical Economics 3. The Emperor Has No Clothes: The Neoclassical Economists and Mid-Nineteenth Century Physics 4. No Free Lunch: Mainstream Economics and Globalization 5. A Green Thumb on the Invisible Hand: Environmental Economics 6. Schisms, Heresies, and Keeping the Faith: Ecological Economics 7. The Real Economy in Biology: Emergence and a New View of Order 8. The Real Economy in Physics: Cosmic Connections 9. Toward a New Theory of Economics: The Costs of Doing Business in the Global Environment 10. The Ceremony of Innocence: Science, Ethics, and the Environmental Crisis
Responsibility: Robert L. Nadeau.


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Of inputs, outputs, and invisible hands: a prolegomenon to a future economics that takes environmental costs fully into account... there's a new accountant in town, and he's counting megawatts and Read more...

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