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  • Theoretical Foundations of Law and Economicsby Mark D. White

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 32.00

    A book-length examination of the methodology and philosophy of law and economics. more...

  • Accepting the Invisible Handby Mark D. White

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 105.00

    This collection of essays by prominent economists and philosophers showcases the important contributions that markets can make to important topics within social economics, including practical issues such as poverty and disaster relief, as well as more general concerns regarding ethics and well-being. more...

  • The Manipulation of Choiceby Mark D. White

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 33.00

    This timely book makes a forceful argument that the analyses from behavioral economists are incomplete, the policies advocated by libertarian paternalists are misguided and unethical, and both actually reinforce the cognitive biases and dysfunctions that motivate 'nudges' in the first place. more...

  • The Illusion of Well-Beingby Mark D. White

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 35.00

    This book will argue against the use of well-being to guide policymaking and in favor of a rule-oriented approach to policymaking that respects the choices of individuals. more...

  • Law and Social Economicsby Mark D. White

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 115.00

    Law and Social Economics explores several areas in which social economics can contribute to the study of law. more...

  • Retributivismby Mark D. White

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 104.99

    Retributivism: Essays on Theory and Policy , offers analysis and explanations of new developments in retributivism. The twelve chapters in this book, written by leading legal scholars and philosophers, cover the various justifications and conceptions of retributivism, its philosophical foundations (often questioning conventional understandings),... more...

  • The Virtues of Captain Americaby Mark D. White

    Wiley 2014; US$ 17.50

    The first look at the philosophy behind the Captain America comics and movies, publishing in advance of the movie release of Captain America: The Winter Solider  in April 2014. In The Virtues of Captain America , philosopher and long-time comics fan Mark D. White argues that the core principles, compassion, and judgment exhibited... more...

  • Economics and the Mindby Barbara Montero; Mark D. White

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    Economics is often defined as the science of choice or human action. But choice and action are essentially mental phenomena, an aspect rarely mentioned in the economics discourse.  Choice, while not always a conscious or rational process, is held to involve beliefs, desires, intentions and arguably even free will. Actions are often opposed to mere... more...

  • The Thief of Timeby Chrisoula Andreou; Mark D. White

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 27.99

    When we fail to achieve our goals, procrastination is often the culprit. But how exactly is procrastination to be understood? This edited volume integrates the problem of procrastination into philosophical inquiry, exploring the relationship of procrastination to agency, rationality, and ethics--topics that philosophy is well-suited to address. more...

  • Economics and the Virtuesby Jennifer A. Baker; Mark D. White

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 89.99

    A volume by leading economists and philosophers that explores the contributions that virtue ethics can make to economics. Provides historical and modern insights in both economics and philosophy and offers suggestions for incorporating the ethics of virtue into economics to make it more applicable to moral dilemmas in the world outside the models. more...