Economics and its Enemies: Two Centuries of Anti-Economics

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Palgrave Macmillan UK, Oct 23, 2002 - Business & Economics - 313 pages
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Anti-economics is described as the opposition to the main stream of economic thought that has existed from the Eighteenth-century to the present day. This book tells the story of anti-economics in relations to Smith, Ricardo, Mill, Walras, Keynes and Hicks as well as current economic thinkers. William Coleman examines how anti-economics developed from the Enlightenment to the present day and analyzes its various guises. Right anti-economics, Left anti-economics, Nationalist and Historicist anti-economics and Irrationalist, Moralist, Aesthetic and Environmental anti-economics.

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WILLIAM OLIVER COLEMAN is a Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Economics and Politics at the University of Cambridge. He is the author of Rationalism and Anti-Rationalism in the Origins of Economics.

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