The Resource Erasing the Invisible Hand : Essays on an Elusive and Misused Concept in Economics

Erasing the Invisible Hand : Essays on an Elusive and Misused Concept in Economics

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Erasing the Invisible Hand : Essays on an Elusive and Misused Concept in Economics
Title
Erasing the Invisible Hand
Title remainder
Essays on an Elusive and Misused Concept in Economics
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Language
eng
Summary
Examines the use in economics of the concept of the invisible hand from Adam Smith
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
330.122
Index
index present
LC call number
HB95 .S278 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Erasing the Invisible Hand : Essays on an Elusive and Misused Concept in Economics
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Note
8.6. Friedrich Hayek and the Marketing of Capitalism as the Free Market
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 297-315) and index
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Contents
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; Preface; 1 Adam Smith's Invisible Hand and the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences; 1.1. The Research Protocols of Economics, the Ironies That Result from Them, and Other Preliminaries; 1.2. Adam Smith and Some Nobel Prizes; 1.3. The Foundational Concept of Economics; 1.4. Exaggeration Criticized; 1.5. Some History of the Use of the Concept of the Invisible Hand; 1.6. Adam Smith's Three Known Uses; 1.7. The Fecundity of Smith's Analysis as Shown by E.K. Hunt; 2 The Political Economy of Adam Smith
  • 2.1. The Interpretation of Adam Smith2.2. Smith's Synoptic and Synthetic System; 2.3. Interdependence and Tensions; 2.4. Present Significance; 3 On the Identities and Functions of the Invisible Hand; 3.1. Introduction; 3.2. The Identities of the Invisible Hand; 3.3. The Functions of the Invisible Hand; 3.3.1. Order; 3.3.2. Automaticity; 3.3.3. Coordination; 3.3.4. Equilibrium; 3.3.5. General Harmony and Benevolence; 3.3.6. Harmony of/among Self-Interests; 3.3.7. Pareto Optimality; 3.3.8. Harmony of Self-Interest with Social Interest, or Welfare; 3.3.9. Economic Performance; 3.4. Conclusion
  • 4 Adam Smith's History of Astronomy Argument How Broadly Does It Apply? And Where Do Propositions That "Sooth the Imagination"4.1. Introduction: The Principles That Lead and Direct Philosophical Inquiries; 4.2. How Broadly Does Smith's Argument Apply?; 4.3. The Sources of Propositions That Soothe the Imagination; 4.4. The System of Belief and the Mythic System of Society; 4.5. The System of Belief; 4.6. Social Control as a Social Construction of Reality: The Struggle for Power and Control of the State; 4.7. Conclusion; 5 The Invisible Hand, Decision Making, and Working Things Out
  • 5.1. Introduction5.2. Smith's Multiple Paradigms; 5.3. The Enlightenment; 5.4. Naturalism; 5.5. Supernaturalism; 5.6. The Social Belief System; 5.7. Self-Interest; 5.8. Self-Interest Further Considered; 5.9. Infinite Expansion; 6 The Invisible Hand in an Uncertain World with an Uncertain Language; 6.1. Introduction; 6.2. Language in General: The Political Nature of Language; 6.3. Adam Smith and the Tradition He Started; 6.4. Language in General: Of Metaphors and Other Figures of Speech, Part 1; 6.5. On Metaphors in Economics; 6.6. Conclusions Up to This Point
  • 6.7. Language in General: Of Metaphors and Other Figures of Speech, Part 26.8. Language in General: Of Metaphors and Other Figures of Speech, Part 3; 7 The Invisible Hand as Knowledge; 7.1. Introduction; 7.2. Ontology and the Status of the Invisible Hand; 7.3. The Epistemology of the Invisible Hand; 8 The Invisible Hand and the Economic Role of Government; 8.1. Introduction; 8.2. Laissez-faire; 8.3. The Misperception of Adam Smith on the Economic Role of Government: Freeing Smith from the "Free Market" -- Prelude; 8.4. Smith's Legal-Economic Nexus; 8.5. Milton Friedman
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1 online resource (360 pages)
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9781283316293
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  • (OCoLC)763157891
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