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Hailed by John Kenneth Galbraith almost a half century ago as a "brilliant achievement, The Worldly Philosophers with more than 2 million copies sold, not only enables us to see more deeply into our history, but helps us to better understand our own times. Heilbroner provides the new theme that connects thinkers as different as Adam Smith and Karl Marx: the desire to understand how a capitalist society works. It is a focus never more needed than in this age of confusing economic headlines.In a bold new last chapter titled "The End of the Worldly Philosophy?" Heilbroner reminds us that the word "end" refers both to the purpose and the limits of economics. This chapter conveys a concern that today's increasingly "scientific" economics may overlook fundamental social and political issues that are central to economics. Thus, unlike its predecessors, this new edition provides not just an indispensable illumination of our past, but a call to action for our future.
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Book Description Paperback. Condition: Good. The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine. Seller Inventory # GOR001918290
Book Description Penguin, 1991. Condition: Fair. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings inside.This book has hardback covers. In fair condition, suitable as a study copy. , 400grams, ISBN:9780140136685. Seller Inventory # 7319425
Book Description Penguin, 1991. Condition: Good. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings inside.This book has hardback covers. In good all round condition. , 400grams, ISBN:9780140136685. Seller Inventory # 7319426
Book Description Penguin 1991-05-30, 1991. Paperback. Condition: Good. Some light scratches and marks to the cover. A little worn to some edges. Remains fine to read and use throughout, a decent paperback copy. Book. Seller Inventory # 140505-3
Book Description Penguin, 1991. Condition: Fair. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings inside.This book has soft covers. With usual stamps and markings, In fair condition, suitable as a study copy. , 350grams, ISBN:9780140136685. Seller Inventory # 6680263
Book Description Penguin Books Ltd, 1991. Softcover. Condition: Good+. Reprint. Creasing to spine, wear to spine sides and tail of spine, light tanning to text block edge. ; Penguin business; 200x125mm; 365 pages. Seller Inventory # 59844
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