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The Resource The "vanity of the philosopher" : from equality to hierarchy in postclassical economics, Sandra J. Peart, & David M. Levy

The "vanity of the philosopher" : from equality to hierarchy in postclassical economics, Sandra J. Peart, & David M. Levy

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The "vanity of the philosopher" : from equality to hierarchy in postclassical economics
Title
The "vanity of the philosopher"
Title remainder
from equality to hierarchy in postclassical economics
Statement of responsibility
Sandra J. Peart, & David M. Levy
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Subject
Language
eng
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DLC
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Peart, Sandra
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HB85
LC item number
.P43 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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1944-
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Levy, David M.
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  • Economics
  • Classical school of economics
  • Equality
  • Eugenics
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The "vanity of the philosopher" : from equality to hierarchy in postclassical economics, Sandra J. Peart, & David M. Levy
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 283-305) and indexes
Contents
Analytical egalitarianism and its opposition -- Perceiving race and hierarchy -- Hierarchy and transformation : "chemical political economy" -- Denying human homogeneity : eugenics and the making of postclassical economics -- Statistical prejudice : from eugenics to immigration -- Picking losers for sterilization : eugenics as demographic central planning -- Sympathy and its discontents : "greatest happiness" versus the "general good" -- "Who are the canters?" : the coalition of evangelical-economic egalitarians -- A discipline without sympathy : the happiness of the majority and its demise -- Darwin and the differential capacity for happiness : from cardinal to ordinal utility theory -- Analytical egalitarianism, anecdotal evidence, and information aggregation via proverbial wisdom -- Sympathy and the past : our "stock in dead people" reconsidered -- Postscript : a letter from M. Ali Khan
Control code
57344128
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xviii, 323 p.
Isbn
9780472114962
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2004030730
Other physical details
ill.
Label
The "vanity of the philosopher" : from equality to hierarchy in postclassical economics, Sandra J. Peart, & David M. Levy
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 283-305) and indexes
Contents
Analytical egalitarianism and its opposition -- Perceiving race and hierarchy -- Hierarchy and transformation : "chemical political economy" -- Denying human homogeneity : eugenics and the making of postclassical economics -- Statistical prejudice : from eugenics to immigration -- Picking losers for sterilization : eugenics as demographic central planning -- Sympathy and its discontents : "greatest happiness" versus the "general good" -- "Who are the canters?" : the coalition of evangelical-economic egalitarians -- A discipline without sympathy : the happiness of the majority and its demise -- Darwin and the differential capacity for happiness : from cardinal to ordinal utility theory -- Analytical egalitarianism, anecdotal evidence, and information aggregation via proverbial wisdom -- Sympathy and the past : our "stock in dead people" reconsidered -- Postscript : a letter from M. Ali Khan
Control code
57344128
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xviii, 323 p.
Isbn
9780472114962
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2004030730
Other physical details
ill.

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