Econ Art: Divorcing Art from Science in Modern Economics
Pluto Press, 15. 2. 1999 - Počet stran: 240
Historians of economic thought have long recognized the possibility that the "science" of economics owes more to cultural influences than we are usually prepare to admit. Econ Art offers the first detailed study of this contradiction, highlighting the cultural and aesthetic influences of surrealism, cubism and abstract art on both economic theory and method in the twentieth century.Arguing that economics has developed more as an art form than as a science, the author looks not only at what economists have produced but how they have produced it, uncovering the cultural preconceptions which have shaped economic theory and method in the last one hundred years. At a time of increasing dissatisfaction with the discipline and the practice of economics, Szostak argues that the time is now ripe —- and right —- to embarrass the profession into a whole-sale reconsideration of what economics is for, how it should be done and what might make it better and more useful to the academy and to the world at large.
Co říkají ostatní - Napsat recenzi
Na obvyklých místech jsme nenalezli žádné recenze.
Chapter Two Surrealism
Chapter Three Cubism and More
Chapter Four Mathematics as Art
Další části 7 nejsou zobrazeny.
Další vydání - Zobrazit všechny
accept achieve actually advance analysis answer appeal approach argued artistic assumptions attempt become believe better cause century Chapter claim complex course criticism Cubists cultural decades desire discipline discussion econ-art econ-artists econ-science econometric economic economic theory economists effect elements empirical evidence example existing experience explain fact feel focus forces goals growth Herbert Simon historians human ideas ignore important influences insight journals least less limited live look mathematical maths means method methodological mind models natural never noted particular perhaps philosophical possible practice precision present problem profession pursue pursuit questions rational reality reason recognize reflect result scientific scientists seen sense serve simply social society standards suggested sure Surrealism Surrealists techniques theory thought tion true truth turn understanding
Classifying Science: Phenomena, Data, Theory, Method, Practice
Náhled není k dispozici. - 2004
Všechny výsledky Vyhledávání knih »
Imagining Economics Otherwise: Encounters with Identity/difference
Náhled není k dispozici. - 2008