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A Future of Capitalism

The Economic Vision of Robert Heilbroner

  • Michael C. Carroll
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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Michael C. Carroll
    Pages 1-4
  3. Michael C. Carroll
    Pages 5-20
  4. Michael C. Carroll
    Pages 21-36
  5. Michael C. Carroll
    Pages 37-57
  6. Michael C. Carroll
    Pages 59-77
  7. Michael C. Carroll
    Pages 79-90
  8. Michael C. Carroll
    Pages 91-98
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 99-117

About this book

Introduction

This book provides an intellectual portrait of Robert Heilbroner. It traces the development of his work and places it within the literature of economic thought. The book finds that Heilbroner is a writer of political economy in the classical sense. His work is more reminiscent of Smith or Marx than of contemporary economic theorists. Heilbroner's economics is built on a solid foundation of social psychology, evolutionary dynamics and human history. This holistic approach affords Heilbroner a wide latitude to define the economic process and the discipline that studies it.

Keywords

economics Marx political economy

Authors and affiliations

  • Michael C. Carroll
    • 1
  1. 1.Muskingum CollegeUSA

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