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Main Categories of Economics as an Object of Philosophical Analysis

  • Anna GuryanovaEmail author
  • Nikolai Guryanov
  • Vyacheslav Frolov
  • Maksim Tokmakov
  • Olga Belozerova
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Part of the Contributions to Economics book series (CE)

Abstract

The article determines and analyzes main categories of economics which have philosophical (universal, worldview) sense and meaning. It is shown that by their sense these categories go beyond the boundaries of economics, and their sense is lost with time. According to traditional names of basic chapters of philosophical knowledge, economic categories are divided into (1) ontological, (2) anthropological, (3) axiological. Their ethical and value content is determined, as well as dialectical ties and interaction. The performed philosophical analysis of the main categories of economy allowed transferring their understanding from the profile economic sphere to wide social, humanistic and anthropological context.

Keywords

Categories Economics Philosophy Material production Market Husbandry Homo economicus Labor Need Money Ownership Freedom 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Anna Guryanova
    • 1
    Email author
  • Nikolai Guryanov
    • 2
  • Vyacheslav Frolov
    • 1
  • Maksim Tokmakov
    • 1
  • Olga Belozerova
    • 1
  1. 1.Samara State University of EconomicsSamaraRussia
  2. 2.Institute of Architecture and Construction of Samara State Technical UniversitySamaraRussia

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