Economics and Ethics?

Economics and Ethics?

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In December 1994, social scientists from the fields of economics, philosophy, political science and anthropology attended a workshop to discuss the current state of the economics-ethics nexus by way of examining both past and contemporary practice. The proceedings of this conference presented a wide variety of attitudes and included an examination of economics and ethics: * from an economist's and a philosopher's perspective * in order to assess the contemporary implications of the relationship * in the late 19th century against the background of a long utilitarian tradition This is a set of stimulating reflections by practitioners - including Chen Liew Ten, Bob Coats and Geoffrey Brennan - on the tricky associations between economics and more

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  • Paperback | 208 pages
  • 156 x 234 x 10.92mm | 294g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138865850
  • 9781138865853

Table of contents

1. Introduction Peter Groenewegen2. Ethics and Economics: An Economist's Perspective Robert Rowthorn3. Ethics and Economics: A Philosopher's Perspective Chen Liew Ten4. From Divine Corporation to a System of Justice: Adventures in Individual Motivation and Social Outcome, With Hutcheson, Hume and Smith Jeremy Shearmur Comment: Ethics, Commerce and the Scottish School Louis Haddad, 5. Utilitarianism, Oxford Idealsim, and Cambridge Economics Bob Coats Comment: No Matter of Regret. The Cambridge Critique(s) of Jevon's Hedonics Michael White 6. The Economist's Approach to Ethics: A Late Twentieth Century View Geoffrey Brennan Comment: On Ethics and Economic Science Flora Gill 7. O Tempores O Mores! Economics as the Ethics of Our Times Yanis Varoufakis 8. Morality and the Culture of the Market Diane Austin-Broosshow more