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The Worldly Philosophers

The Worldly Philosophers
  • Author : Robert L. Heilbroner
  • Publsiher : Anonim
  • Release : 27 February 1961
  • ISBN : 0987654321
  • Pages : 309 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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Sophie's World

Sophie's World
  • Author : Jostein Gaarder
  • Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux
  • Release : 20 March 2007
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One day Sophie comes home from school to find two questions in her mail: "Who are you?" and "Where does the world come from?" Before she knows it she is enrolled in a correspondence course with a mysterious philosopher. Thus begins Jostein Gaarder's unique novel, which is not only a mystery, but also a complete and entertaining history of philosophy.



The Worldly Philosophers

The Worldly Philosophers
  • Author : Robert L. Heilbroner
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 11 January 2011
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The bestselling classic that examines the history of economic thought from Adam Smith to Karl Marx—“all the economic lore most general readers conceivably could want to know, served up with a flourish” (The New York Times). The Worldly Philosophers not only enables us to see more deeply into our history but helps us better understand our own times. In this seventh edition, Robert L. Heilbroner provides a new theme that connects thinkers as diverse as Adam Smith and Karl


Worldly Philosopher

Worldly Philosopher
  • Author : Jeremy Adelman
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Release : 26 October 2014
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Worldly Philosopher chronicles the times and writings of Albert O. Hirschman, one of the twentieth century's most original and provocative thinkers. In this gripping biography, Jeremy Adelman tells the story of a man shaped by modern horrors and hopes, a worldly intellectual who fought for and wrote in defense of the values of tolerance and change. This is the first major account of Hirschman’s remarkable life, and a tale of the twentieth century as seen through the story of


The Cambridge Platonists in Philosophical Context

The Cambridge Platonists in Philosophical Context
  • Author : G.A. Rogers,J.-M. Vienne,Y.C. Zarka
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 14 March 2013
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The Cambridge Platonists were defenders of tolerance in the political as well as the moral sphere ; they held that practical j u d g e m e n t came down in the last instance to individual conscience ; and they laid the foundations of our modern conceptions of conscience and liberty. But at the same time they ma intained the existence of eternal truths , and of a Good-in-itself , identical with Truth and Being, refusing to admit that freedom of conscience


Startup CEO

Startup CEO
  • Author : Matt Blumberg
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 02 July 2020
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You’re only a startup CEO once. Do it well with Startup CEO, a "master class in building a business." —Dick Costolo, Former CEO, Twitter Being a startup CEO is a job like no other: it’s difficult, risky, stressful, lonely, and often learned through trial and error. As a startup CEO seeing things for the first time, you’re likely to make mistakes, fail, get things wrong, and feel like you don’t have any control over outcomes. Author


The World as Will and Representation

The World as Will and Representation
  • Author : Arthur, Schopenhauer
  • Publisher : Aegitas
  • Release : 28 September 2016
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The World as Will and Representation is the central work of the German philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer. One of the most important philosophical works of the nineteenth century, the basic statement of one important stream of post-Kantian thought. It is without question Schopenhauer's greatest work. Conceived and published before the philosopher was 30 and expanded 25 years later, it is the summation of a lifetime of thought. "...This book will be of interest to general readers, undergraduates, graduates, and scholars in the field."


EconoPower

EconoPower
  • Author : Mark Skousen
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 04 January 2011
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EconoPower will provide you with a firm understanding of the influence of modern economics and how it can be used to improve the world we live in. It offers practical advice on numerous personal financial matters—earning, saving, investing, and retiring—based on the breakthrough contributions of behavioral economists. And it looks at how economists are working successfully on issues such as public education, crime, and global warming. EconoPower also examines how a new economic philosophy may dominate the new


The Commanding Heights

The Commanding Heights
  • Author : Daniel Yergin,Joseph Stanislaw
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 26 December 2008
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The most powerful force in the world economy today is the redefinition of the relationship between state and marketplace - a process that goes by the name of privatization though this term is inadequate to express its far-reaching changes. We are moving from an era in which governments sought to seize and control the 'commanding heights' of the economy to an era in which the idea of free markets is capturing the commanding heights of world economic thinking. Basic views


Adam Smith's Lost Legacy

Adam Smith's Lost Legacy
  • Author : G. Kennedy
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 21 February 2005
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In this accessible book, Gavin Kennedy takes a fresh look at Adam Smith's moral philosophy and its links to his political economy and his lectures on Jurisprudence. The book provides a new analysis of Wealth of Nations , and argues that Adam Smith's intellectual legacy was completely transformed in the Nineteenth and Twentieth centuries by economists pursuing different agendas, to create ideas and policies that Smith did not advocate. It also provides a new explanation for the main mysteries about Smith's


Grand Pursuit

Grand Pursuit
  • Author : Sylvia Nasar
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 27 February 2021
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Traces how the works of Charles Dickens and Henry Mayhew reflected the poor majority in mid-nineteenth-century London, citing the achievements of such influential figures as John Maynard Keyes, Paul Samuelson, and Amartya Sen.



The Hum of the World

The Hum of the World
  • Author : Lawrence Kramer
  • Publisher : University of California Press
  • Release : 12 March 2019
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The Hum of the World is an invitation to contemplate what would happen if we heard the world as attentively as we see it. Balancing big ideas with playful wit and lyrical prose, this imaginative volume identifies the role of sound in Western experience as the primary medium in which the presence and persistence of life acquire tangible form. The positive experience of aliveness is not merely in accord with sound, but inaccessible, even inconceivable, without it. Lawrence Kramer’s