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Reformation in Economics : A Deconstruction and Reconstruction of Economic Theory (Paperback) (Philip

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This book carves the beginnings of a new path in the arguably weary discipline of economics. It combines a variety of perspectives – from the history of ideas to epistemology – in order to try to understand what has gone so wrong with economics and articulate a coherent way forward. This is undertaken through a dual path of deconstruction and reconstruction. Mainstream economics is broken down into many of its key component parts and the history of each of these parts is scrutinized closely. When the flaws are thoroughly understood the author then begins the task of reconstruction. What emerges is not a ‘Grand Unified Theory of Everything’, but rather a provisional map outlining a new terrain for economists to explore. The Reformation in Economics is written in a lively and engaging style that aims less at the formalization of dogma and more at the exploration of ideas. This truly groundbreaking work invites readers to rethink their current understanding of economics as a discipline and is particularly relevant for those interested in economic pluralism and alternative economics.
Genre: Business + Money Management, Education
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Author: Philip Pilkington
Language: English
Street Date: November 21, 2016
TCIN: 51544927
UPC: 9783319407562
Item Number (DPCI): 248-23-4759
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