Economics As Religion: From Samuelson to Chicago and Beyond

by Robert H. Nelson

Paperback, 2002

Publication

Pennsylvania State Univ (2002), 408 pages

Description

In this study, Robert H. Nelson explores the genesis, the prophets, the prophesies, and the tenets of what he sees as a religion of economics that has come into full blossom in latter-day America. Nelson does not see "theology" as a bad word, and his examination of the theology underlying Samuelsonian and Chicagoan economics is not a put-down. It is a way of seeing the rhetoric of fundamental belief-what has been called "vision

Language

Original language

English

Original publication date

2001

Physical description

408 p.; 6 inches

ISBN

0271022841 / 9780271022840
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