Subjectivity in Political Economy: Essays on Wanting and Choosing

Subjectivity in Political Economy: Essays on Wanting and Choosing

by David P. Levine
     
 

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This book explores the way political economy understands human motivation. In it, the author argues that the assumptions typically made by economists regarding want and choice cannot adequately lay a foundation for answering important questions about the design of economic institutions and the appropriate use of markets.
This volume offers an exciting and unusual

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This book explores the way political economy understands human motivation. In it, the author argues that the assumptions typically made by economists regarding want and choice cannot adequately lay a foundation for answering important questions about the design of economic institutions and the appropriate use of markets.
This volume offers an exciting and unusual contribution to political economy, offering a novel integration of the insights of political economy, philosophy, and psychology, applying them to vital foundational issues in political economy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781134706822
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
06/23/2005
Series:
Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
160
File size:
1 MB

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