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Forthcoming Economic Theory & Philosophy Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Essays on: The Nature and State of Modern Economics

    By Tony Lawson

    Series: Economics as Social Theory

    What do modern academic economists do? What currently is mainstream economics? What is neoclassical economics? And how about heterodox economics? How do the central concerns of modern economists, whatever their associations or allegiances, relate to those traditionally taken up in the discipline?...

    To Be Published April 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  2. Mr Sraffa on Joint Production and Other Essays

    By Bertram Schefold

    An attempt to provide a formal analysis of joint production, the text of which was originally the author's PhD thesis. The work is designed to lead from the most abstract and general concepts of the theory of value to applications in the areas of the measurement of capital and growth, of...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Economics of Rationality

    Edited by Bill J Gerrard

    The concept of rationality is the heart of modern economics. Neo-classical theory seems unable to proceed without assuming a rational agent seeking to find the optimal means to a well defined end. Yet many find this uncritical treatment of rationality problematic. It takes little account of culture...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Why Perestroika Failed

    By Peter J Boettke

    Perestroika was acclaimed in the west but brought empty shelves in the east. Why Perestroika Failed argues that this was inevitable because it was not based on a sound understanding of market and political processes. Even if the perestroika programme had been carried out to the full it would have...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Logic of Personal Knowledge

    Essays Presented to M. Polanyi on his Seventieth Birthday, 11th March, 1961

    Edited by Polanyi Festschrift Committee

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Epistemology

    Originally published in 1961. Michael Polanyi was a polymath who influenced economics and the sciences as well as philosophy. His wide-ranging research in physical science is as well-known as his work on freedom and knowledge and his arguments against positivism and reductionism. This collection of...

    To Be Published May 5th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Themes in Economic Analysis

    Theory, policy and measurement

    Edited by Subrata Guha, Rajendra Prasad Kundu, S. Subramanian

    This book covers diverse themes, including institutions and efficiency, choice and values, law and economics, development and policy, and social and economic measurement. Written in honour of the distinguished economist Satish K. Jain, this compilation of essays should appeal not only to students...

    To Be Published May 11th 2015 by Routledge India

  7. Liquidity Preference and Monetary Economies

    By Fernando J. Cardim de Carvalho

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Finance and Stability

    The 2008 international crisis has revived the interest in Keynes’s theories and, in particular, on Minsky’s models of financial fragility. The core proposition of these theories is that money plays an essential role in modern economies, which is usually neglected in other approaches. This is Keynes...

    To Be Published May 25th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Value and Prices in Russian Economic Thought

    A journey inside the Russian synthesis, 1890–1920

    By François Allisson

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    This book explores Russian synthesis that occurred in Russian economic thought between 1890 and 1920. This includes all the attempts at synthesis between classical political economy and marginalism; labour theory of value and marginal utility; and between value and prices. The various ways in which...

    To Be Published May 25th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Routledge International Handbook of Ignorance Studies

    Edited by Matthias Gross, Linsey McGoey

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    Once treated as the absence of knowledge, ignorance today has become a highly influential topic in its own right, commanding growing attention across the natural and social sciences where a wide range of scholars have begun to explore the social life and political issues involved in the...

    To Be Published May 26th 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Market

    Equilibrium, Stability, Mythology

    By Sydney N. Afriat

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    This punchy book unites mainline mathematical economics and sometimes idiosyncratic political economy. Freshness is brought to the market concept giving general equilibrium theory a new lease of life, and an opening of thought on such matters as free trade, globalization and the environment.Where...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge