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The Skeptical Economist: Revealing the Ethics Inside Economics

Jonathan Aldred - Business & Economics - 2009 - 281 pages
Economics is unavoidably central to any attempt to improve our quality of life, but most people do not know why, or how to question its underlying assumptions. The Skeptical ...
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The Idea of Justice

Amartya Sen - Philosophy - 2009 - 467 pages
Presents an analysis of what justice is, the transcendental theory of justice and its drawbacks, and a persuasive argument for a comparative perspective on justice that can ...
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Inequality Reexamined

Amartya Sen - Law - 1995 - 207 pages
In this deft analysis, Amartya Sen argues that the dictum "all men are created equal" serves largely to deflect attention from the fact that we differ in age, gender, talents ...
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Joseph E. Stiglitz - Economics - 1993 - 1142 pages
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Morals and Markets: An Evolutionary Account of the Modern World

Daniel Friedman - Business & Economics - 2008 - 261 pages
"The modern world is the marriage of morals and markets. Marital frictions between these two seemingly divergent forces can bring financial meltdowns, environmental disasters ...
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Economics and Ethics: An Introduction to Theory, Institutions, and Policy

Douglas Vickers - Business & Economics - 1997 - 173 pages
Noted economist Douglas Vickers reexamines the relationship between economics and moral philosophy. That relationship, once very strong, is again the subject of increasing ...
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Foundations of Social Choice Theory

Jon Elster (red.), Aanund Hylland - Philosophy - 1989 - 260 pages
First published in 1986, this volume of essays offers an examination of the philosophical foundations of social choice theory, in its context as the outgrowth of welfare ...
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The Values of Economics: An Aristotelian Perspective

Irene van Staveren - Business & Economics - 2001 - 242 pages
"The Values of Economics will appeal to advanced students and professionals with an interest in economics, philosophy and gender studies."--BOOK JACKET.
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Rationality and Freedom

Amartya Sen - Philosophy - 2004 - 736 pages
Rationality and freedom are among the most profound and contentious concepts in philosophy and the social sciences. In this, the first of two volumes, Amartya Sen brings ...
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Ethics Out of Economics

John Broome - Business & Economics - 1999 - 267 pages
Many economic problems are also ethical problems: should we value economic equality? how much should we care about preserving the environment? how should medical resources be ...
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