Subjectivity in Political Economy: Essays on Wanting and Choosing, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Subjectivity in Political Economy

Essays on Wanting and Choosing, 1st Edition

By David P. Levine

Routledge

160 pages

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This book explores the way political economy understands human motivation. In it, the author argues that the assumptions typically made by economists regarding want and choice cannot adequately lay a foundation for answering important questions about the design of economic institutions and the appropriate use of markets.

This volume offers an exciting and unusual contribution to political economy, offering a novel integration of the insights of political economy, philosophy, and psychology, applying them to vital foundational issues in political economy.

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS000000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / General
BUS069000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economics / General