Teachings from the Worldly Philosophy Author of The Worldly Philosophers a million copy seller Robert Heilbroner offers here a compendium of readings from the worldly philosophers themselves The selections range from the earliest econ

  • Title: Teachings from the Worldly Philosophy
  • Author: Robert L. Heilbroner
  • ISBN: 9780393316070
  • Page: 404
  • Format: Paperback
  • Author of The Worldly Philosophers, a 3 million copy seller, Robert Heilbroner offers here a compendium of readings from the worldly philosophers themselves The selections range from the earliest economic thought to such towering volumes as Adam Smith s The Wealth of Nations, Thomas Malthus s Essay on the Principle of Population, David Ricardo s Principles of PoliticalAuthor of The Worldly Philosophers, a 3 million copy seller, Robert Heilbroner offers here a compendium of readings from the worldly philosophers themselves The selections range from the earliest economic thought to such towering volumes as Adam Smith s The Wealth of Nations, Thomas Malthus s Essay on the Principle of Population, David Ricardo s Principles of Political Economy, and John Maynard Keynes s The General Theory of Employment, Interest, and Money Acting as a docent, not merely an editor, he takes the reader through the core arguments with brilliantly clear commentary New York Times Book Review.

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    1. Robert L. Heilbroner

      Robert L Heilbroner March 24, 1919 January 4, 2005 was an American economist and historian of economic thought The author of some twenty books, Heilbroner was best known for The Worldly Philosophers, a survey of the lives and contributions of famous economists, notably Adam Smith, Karl Marx, and John Maynard Keynes.Written in 1953, The Worldly Philosophers has sold nearly four million copies the second best selling economics text of all time The seventh edition of the book, published in 1999, included a new final chapter entitled The End of Worldly Philosophy , which included both a grim view on the current state of economics as well as a hopeful vision for a reborn worldly philosophy that incorporated social aspects of capitalism.Although a highly unconventional economist, who regarded himself as of a social theorist and worldly philosopher philosopher pre occupied with worldly affairs, such as economic structures , and who tended to integrate the disciplines of history, economics and philosophy, Heilbroner was nevertheless recognized by his peers as a prominent economist He was elected Vice President of the American Economic Association in 1972.He also came up with a way of classifying economies, as either Traditional primarily agriculturally based, perhaps subsistence economy , Command centrally planned economy, often involving the state , Market capitalism , or Mixed.He was a trustee of the Economists for Peace and Security.Heilbroner died on January 4, 2005 in New York, NY at the age of 85.

    802 thoughts on “Teachings from the Worldly Philosophy”

    1. This is a good book to have on hand when writing about or discussing the ideas that are attributed to the economic theorists included in this book While no substitute for reading the whole thing of each text, this book has excerpts of the main texts from Smith, Malthus, Mill, Veblen, Marx, and a few other key philosophers who helped shape economic theory as we know it today Having these authors all in one book is handy, regardless of whether one agrees with Heilbroner in his interpretation of th [...]


    2. Heilbroner s commentary is fantastic My students and I really and truly enjoyed reading this He makes economic history and philosophy accessible.




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