Law And Economics

Author: Robin Paul Malloy
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
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Law And Economics from the Author: Robin Paul Malloy. Guides students through the basics of economics; law and economics; comparative viewpoints of conservatives, liberals, left communitarians and neo-Marxists, libertarians and classical liberals; and practical applications of law and economics in contract law, property law, constitutional criminal procedure, employment law and tort law cases. Provides an excellent, concise overview of law and economic theory.

Competition As A Dynamic Process

Author: John Maurice Clark
Publisher: Praeger Pub Text
ISBN: 9780313223006
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Competition As A Dynamic Process from the Author: John Maurice Clark. This volume offers a conceptual approach to the study of competition as a dynamic process. It critically examines the dynamic character of modern competition, appraises the inadequacies of equilibrium theory, and suggests a new approach to the study and interpretation of competitive activities in the economy.

Welfare Economics And Social Choice Theory

Author: A.M. Feldman
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1461581419
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Welfare Economics And Social Choice Theory from the Author: A.M. Feldman. This book covers the main topics of welfare economics - general equilib rium models of exchange and production, Pareto optimality, externalities and public goods - and some of the major topic of social choice the ory - compensation criteria, fairness, voting, Arrow's Theorem, and stra tegic behavior. The underlying question is this: "Is a particular economic or voting mechanism good or bad for society?" Welfare economics is mainly about whether the market mechanism is good or bad; social choice is largely about whether voting mechanisms can improve upon the results of the market. The book grew out of my undergraduate welfare economics course at Brown University, and it is intended for the undergraduate student who has some prior familiarity with microeconomics. However the book is also use ful for graduate students and professionals, economists and non-econo mists, who want an overview of welfare and social choice results unbur dened by detail and mathematical complexity.

Aristotle S Ethics

Author: Nancy Sherman
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780847689156
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Aristotle S Ethics from the Author: Nancy Sherman. The essays in this volume represent this debate. Taken together, they provide an analysis of central arguments in Aristotle's "Nicomachean Ethics". Each essay also shows the enduring interest of the questions that Aristotle himself raises, both subtly and complexly, in the context of his own discussions.

Magna Carta

Author: Claire Breay
Publisher: British Library Board
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Magna Carta from the Author: Claire Breay. Magna Carta is one of the most celebrated documents in English history and one of the most popular exhibits at The British Library. But despite this fame, the reinterpretations made of it since 1215 have tended to obscure its real meaning for King John and his baronial opponents. Magna Carta was not intended to be a lasting declaration of legal principle, still less an embryonic code of human rights. It was a practical solution to a political crisis and it served the interests of the highest ranks of feudal society by reasserting the power of custom to limit arbitrary behaviour by the king. This book explores the context in which Magna Carta was issued to discover what it really meant to its creators and how it came to be an iconic historical document.

New Foundations Of Cost Benefit Analysis

Author: Matthew D. Adler
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674022799
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New Foundations Of Cost Benefit Analysis from the Author: Matthew D. Adler. In this book, the authors reconceptualize cost-benefit analysis, arguing that its objective should be overall well-being rather than economic efficiency. This book not only places cost-benefit analysis on a firmer theoretical foundation, but also has many practical implications for how government agencies should undertake cost-benefit studies.

The Laughter Of The Thracian Woman

Author: Hans Blumenberg
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 1623568536
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The Laughter Of The Thracian Woman from the Author: Hans Blumenberg. An important work by 20-century philosopher Hans Blumenberg, here translated into English for the first time, The Laughter of the Thracian Woman describes the reception history of an anecdote best known from Plato's Theaetetus dialogue: while focused on observing the stars, the early astronomer and proto-philosopher Thales of Miletus fails to see a well directly in his path and tumbles down. A Thracian servant girl laughs, amused that he sought to understand what was above him when he was not mindful of what was right in front of him. Blumenberg sees the story as a highly sought substitute for our missing knowledge of the earliest historical events that would fit the label "theory.?? By retelling the anecdote, philosophers reveal their distinctive values regarding absorption in curiosity, philosophy's past, and the demand that theorists abide by sanctioned methods and procedures. In this work and others, Blumenberg demonstrates that philosophers' most beloved images and anecdotes have become indispensable to philosophy as metaphors; that is, as representations whose meanings remain indefinite and invite frequent reinterpretation.

Aristotle On Eudaimonia

Author: J. L. Ackrill
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780197257227
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Aristotle On Eudaimonia from the Author: J. L. Ackrill.