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The Social Economist Hankers after Values A Collection of Essays

The Social Economist Hankers after Values A Collection of Essays A collection of essays by a social economist seeking to balanceeconomics as a science of means with the values deemed necessary tomans finding the good life and society enduring as a civilizedinstrumentality. Looks for authority to great men of the past and totodays moral philosopher man is an ethical animal. The 13 essays are1. Evolutionary Economics The End of It All which challenges the viewthat Darwinism destroyed belief in a universe of purpose and design 2.Schmollers Political Economy Its Psychic, Moral and Legal Foundations,which centres on the belief that timehonoured ethical values prevail inan economy formed by ties of common sentiment, ideas, customs and laws3. Adam Smith by Gustav von Schmoller Schmoller rejects Smithsnatural law and sees him as simply spreading the message of Calvinism4. PierreJoseph Proudhon, Socialist Karl Marx, Communist AComparison 5. Marxism and the Instauration of Man, which raisesthe question for Marx is the flowering of the new man in Communistsociety the ultimate end to the dialectical movement of history 6.Ethical Progress and Economic Growth in Western Civilization 7. EthicalPrinciples in American Society An Appraisal 8. The Ugent Need for aConsensus on Moral Values, which focuses on the real dangers inherent inthere being no consensus on moral values 9. Human Resources and theGood Society man is not to be treated as an economic resourcemans moral and material wellbeing is the goal 10. The Social Economiston the Modern Dilemma Ethical Dwarfs and Nuclear Giants, which arguesthat it is imperative to distinguish good from evil and to actaccordingly existentialism, situation ethics and evolutionary ethicssavour of nihilism 11. Ethical Principles The Economists Quandary,which is the difficulty of balancing the claims of disinterested scienceand of the urge to better the human condition 12. The Role ofGovernment in the Advancement of Cultural Values, which discussescensorship and the funding of art against the background of the US HelmsAmendment 13. Man at the Crossroads draws earlier themes together theauthor makes the case for rejecting determinism and the operantconditioning of the Skinner school in favour of the moralprogress of autonomous man through adherence to traditional ethicalvalues. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png International Journal of Social Economics Emerald Publishing

The Social Economist Hankers after Values A Collection of Essays

International Journal of Social Economics , Volume 19 (3/4/5): 258 – Mar 1, 1992

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A collection of essays by a social economist seeking to balanceeconomics as a science of means with the values deemed necessary tomans finding the good life and society enduring as a civilizedinstrumentality. Looks for authority to great men of the past and totodays moral philosopher man is an ethical animal. The 13 essays are1. Evolutionary Economics The End of It All which challenges the viewthat Darwinism destroyed belief in a universe of purpose and design 2.Schmollers Political Economy Its Psychic, Moral and Legal Foundations,which centres on the belief that timehonoured ethical values prevail inan economy formed by ties of common sentiment, ideas, customs and laws3. Adam Smith by Gustav von Schmoller Schmoller rejects Smithsnatural law and sees him as simply spreading the message of Calvinism4. PierreJoseph Proudhon, Socialist Karl Marx, Communist AComparison 5. Marxism and the Instauration of Man, which raisesthe question for Marx is the flowering of the new man in Communistsociety the ultimate end to the dialectical movement of history 6.Ethical Progress and Economic Growth in Western Civilization 7. EthicalPrinciples in American Society An Appraisal 8. The Ugent Need for aConsensus on Moral Values, which focuses on the real dangers inherent inthere being no consensus on moral values 9. Human Resources and theGood Society man is not to be treated as an economic resourcemans moral and material wellbeing is the goal 10. The Social Economiston the Modern Dilemma Ethical Dwarfs and Nuclear Giants, which arguesthat it is imperative to distinguish good from evil and to actaccordingly existentialism, situation ethics and evolutionary ethicssavour of nihilism 11. Ethical Principles The Economists Quandary,which is the difficulty of balancing the claims of disinterested scienceand of the urge to better the human condition 12. The Role ofGovernment in the Advancement of Cultural Values, which discussescensorship and the funding of art against the background of the US HelmsAmendment 13. Man at the Crossroads draws earlier themes together theauthor makes the case for rejecting determinism and the operantconditioning of the Skinner school in favour of the moralprogress of autonomous man through adherence to traditional ethicalvalues.

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International Journal of Social EconomicsEmerald Publishing

Published: Mar 1, 1992

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