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The varities of economic rationality : from Adam Smith to comtemporary behavioural and evolutionary economics

Author: Michel S Zouboulakis
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2014.
Series: Routledge studies in the history of economics, 160.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michel S Zouboulakis
ISBN: 9780415530842 0415530849
OCLC Number: 855263766
Description: xx, 166 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: @text Chapter 1: Adam Smith and the idea of morally constrained rationality Chapter 2: John Stuart Mill and the concept of socially embedded rationality Chapter 3: William Stanley Jevons and the concept of rationality as maximization Chapter 4: Vilfredo Pareto and the concept of instrumental rationality Chapter 5: Lionel Robbins and consistency of choices under scarcity Chapter 6: Neoclassical rationality under fire: theoretical, methodological and empirical critique in the late '30's Chapter 7: Three conventionalist responses. Machlup, Samuelson and Friedman Chapter 8: Popper's retreat and the 'principle of rationality' Chapter 9: Probabilistic choice and strategic rationality Chapter 10: Herbert Simon and the concept of bounded rationality Chapter 11: Rationality in behavioral economics Chapter 12: The rationality of embedded individuals Conclusion: What is rational after all?
Series Title: Routledge studies in the history of economics, 160.
Responsibility: Michel S. Zouboulakis.
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