Beyond nihilism: Imperfection on the move

Beyond nihilism: Imperfection on the move

by Bart Nooteboom


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781511412704
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 04/04/2015
Pages: 236
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Bart Nooteboom read mathematics and econometrics, and obtained a PhD in econometrics, in the Netherlands. After military service he worked for Shell in the Hague and London, then moved to a research institute for small business (EIM) where he ended as scientific director. He moved to Groningen university as a (full) professor of Industrial Organization, then to Erasmus University Rotterdam as professor of Organizational Dynamics, and subsequently to Tilburg University as professor of Innovation Policy. He published 11 books and 350 articles on innovation, entrepeneurship, organization, strategy, inter-firm alliances, collaboration and trust. He won the Kapp prize, Gunnar Myrdal prize, and Schumpeter prize, and was elected member of the Royal Dutch Academy of Arts and Sciences. He was member of several advisory committees and of the Scientific Council for Government Policy.
Having read philosophy all his life, he started writing it after retirement. In 2012 he published a book 'Beyond humanism: The flourishing of life, self and other' (Palgrave-MacMllan), and in 2014 'How markets work and fail, and what to make of them' (Edward Elar). Since 2012 he writes a philosophy blog: In March 2015 it had been viewed some 22.000 times in 78 countries.

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