Natural Images in Economic Thought
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Natural Images in Economic Thought by Philip Mirowski
Book DescriptionThis 1994 collection of interdisciplinary essays was the first to investigate how images in the history of the natural and physical sciences have been used to shape the history of economic thought. The contributors, historians of science and economics alike, document the extent to which scholars have drawn on physical and natural science to ground economic ideas and evaluate the role and importance of metaphors in the structure and content of economic thought. These range from Aristotle's discussion of the division of labour, to Marshall's evocation of population biology, to Hayek's dependence upon evolutionary concepts, and more recently to neoclassical economists' invocation of chaos theory. Resort to such images, contributors find, was more than mere rhetorical flourish. Rather, appeals to natural and physical metaphors serve to constitute the very subject matter of the discipline and what might be accepted as the 'economic'.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521478847
(228mm x 152mm x 36mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 29-Jul-1994
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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