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More Heat Than Light : Economics as Social Physics: Physics as Nature's Economics
by Philip Mirowski




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This is a history of how physics has drawn some inspiration from economics and how economics has sought to emulate physics, especially with regard to the theory of value. The author traces the development of the energy concept in Western physics and its subsequent effect on the invention and promulgation of neoclassical economics, the modern orthodox theory.

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Overview

This is a history of how physics has drawn some inspiration from economics and how economics has sought to emulate physics, especially with regard to the theory of value. The author traces the development of the energy concept in Western physics and its subsequent effect on the invention and promulgation of neoclassical economics, the modern orthodox theory.


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  • ISBN-13: 9780521426893
  • ISBN-10: 0521426898
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publish Date: November 1991
  • Page Count: 464
  • Dimensions: 9.16 x 5.96 x 1.16 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.55 pounds

Series: Historical Perspectives on Modern Economics

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