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The Resource Economics of good and evil : the quest for economic meaning from Gilgamesh to Wall Street, Tomas Sedlacek, (electronic resource)

Economics of good and evil : the quest for economic meaning from Gilgamesh to Wall Street, Tomas Sedlacek, (electronic resource)

Label
Economics of good and evil : the quest for economic meaning from Gilgamesh to Wall Street
Title
Economics of good and evil
Title remainder
the quest for economic meaning from Gilgamesh to Wall Street
Statement of responsibility
Tomas Sedlacek
Creator
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • cze
  • eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1977-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sedláček, Tomáš
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Economics
  • Economics
  • Good and evil
  • Civilization
  • Literature and morals
Label
Economics of good and evil : the quest for economic meaning from Gilgamesh to Wall Street, Tomas Sedlacek, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 325-340) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
I: Ancient economics and beyond -- The epic of Gilgamesh: on effectiveness, immortality, and the economics of friendship -- The Old Testament: earthliness and goodness -- Ancient Greece -- Christianity: spirituality in the material world -- Descartes the mechanic -- Bernard Mandeville's beehive of vice -- Adam Smith, blacksmith of economics -- II: Blasphemous thoughts -- Need for greed: the history of want -- Progress, new Adam, and Sabbath economics -- The axis of good and evil and the Bibles of economics -- The history of the invisible hand of the market and homo economicus -- The history of animal spirits: the dream never sleeps -- Metamathematics -- Masters of truth: science, myths, and faith -- Conclusion: where the wild things are
Control code
ocn741646994
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 352 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780199830619
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)741646994
Label
Economics of good and evil : the quest for economic meaning from Gilgamesh to Wall Street, Tomas Sedlacek, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 325-340) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
I: Ancient economics and beyond -- The epic of Gilgamesh: on effectiveness, immortality, and the economics of friendship -- The Old Testament: earthliness and goodness -- Ancient Greece -- Christianity: spirituality in the material world -- Descartes the mechanic -- Bernard Mandeville's beehive of vice -- Adam Smith, blacksmith of economics -- II: Blasphemous thoughts -- Need for greed: the history of want -- Progress, new Adam, and Sabbath economics -- The axis of good and evil and the Bibles of economics -- The history of the invisible hand of the market and homo economicus -- The history of animal spirits: the dream never sleeps -- Metamathematics -- Masters of truth: science, myths, and faith -- Conclusion: where the wild things are
Control code
ocn741646994
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 352 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780199830619
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)741646994

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