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The street porter and the philosopher : conversations on analytical egalitarianism, edited by Sandra J. Peart and David M. Levy

The street porter and the philosopher : conversations on analytical egalitarianism
The street porter and the philosopher
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conversations on analytical egalitarianism
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edited by Sandra J. Peart and David M. Levy
Adam Smith, asserting the common humanity of the street porter and the philosopher, articulated the classical economists' model of social interactions as exchanges among equals. This model had largely fallen out of favor until, recently, a number of scholars in the avant-garde of economic thought rediscovered it and rechristened it "analytical egalitarianism." In this volume, Sandra J. Peart and David M. Levy bring together an impressive array of authors to explore the ramifications of this analytical ideal and to discuss the ways in which an egalitarian theory of individuality can enable economists to reconcile ideas from opposite ends of the political spectrum. "The analytical egalitarianism project that Peart and Levy have advanced has come to occupy a prominent place in the current agenda of historians of economic thought."--Ross Emmett, Associate Professor of Economics and Co-Director of the Michigan Center for Innovation and Economic Prosperity, Michigan State University "These essays and dialogs from the Summer Institute would make Adam Smith, economist and moral philosopher, proud."--J. Daniel Hammond, Hultquist Family Professor of Economics, Wake Forest University With essays by: James M. Buchanan, Alfred Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences recipient (1985) and Professor Emeritus, George Mason University and Virginia Polytechnic and State University Juan Pablo Couyoumdijian, Universidad del Desearrollo, Chile Tyler Cowen, George Mason University Eric Crampton, University of Canterbury, New Zealand Andrew Farrant, Dickinson College Samuel Hollander, Professor Emeritus, University of Toronto M. Ali Khan, Johns Hopkins University Thomas Leonard, Princeton University Deirdre McCloskey, University of Illinois, Chicago Leonidas Montes, Dean of School of Government, Universidad Adolfo Ibañez, Chile Maria Pia Paganelli, Yeshiva University and New York University Warren J. Samuels, Professor Emeritus, Michigan State University Eric Schliesser, VENI post-doctoral research fellow, Leiden University, and University of Amsterdam Gordon Tullock, George Mason University Sandra J. Peart is Dean of the Jepson School of Leadership Studies, University of Richmond, Virginia. David M. Levy is Professor of Economics at George Mason University (GMU) and Research Associate at the Center for Study of Public Choice at GMU. They are Co-Directors of George Mason University's Summer Institute for the Preservation of the History of Economics
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The street porter and the philosopher : conversations on analytical egalitarianism, edited by Sandra J. Peart and David M. Levy
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Introduction: The street porter and the philosopher contextualized / Sandra J. Peart and David M. Levy -- Politics as exchange or politics as power: two views of government / James M. Buchanan and Warren J. Samuels -- The theory of economic policy in British classical political economy: a sympathetic reading / David M. Levy and Sandra J. Peart -- Economic organization, distribution, and the equality issue: the Marx-Engels perspective / Samuel Hollander -- Robust analytical egalitarianism: worst-case political economy and the socialist calculation debate / Eric Crampton and Andrew Farrant -- Sacred economics / Deirdre McCloskey -- The origins of Das Adam Smith problem and our understanding of sympathy / Leonidas Montes -- Adam Smith's invisible hand / Warren J. Samuels -- In medio stat virtus: an alternative view of usury in Adam Smith's thinking / Maria Pia Paganelli -- The measure of real price: Adam Smith's science of equity / Eric Schliesser -- Attitudes toward race, hierarchy, and transformation in the nineteenth century: the role of the expert / Sandra J. Peart and David M. Levy -- Frank Knight, worst-case theorizing, and economic planning: socialism as monopoly politics / Andrew Farrant -- On Hayek's road to serfdom: sixty years later / M. Ali Khan -- Hiring a foreign expert: Chile in the nineteenth century / Juan Pablo Couyoumdjian -- Is a novel a model? / Tyler Cowen -- Denying human homogeneity: eugenics and the making of postclassical economics / Sandra J. Peart and David M. Levy -- More merciful and not less effective: eugenics and American economics in the progressive era / Thomas C. Leonard -- Evolution and human behavior / Gordon Tullock -- Introduction and correspondence / David M. Levy and Sandra J. Peart
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