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Value. Utility

  • The Nature of Valueby Nick Gogerty

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 28.99

    The Nature of Value presents a theory of how economic value functions and how it drives growth, starting with tiny sparks of innovation and scaling all the way up to the full scope of the economy. Nick Gogerty?s exploration of value borrows from a wide array of disciplines, including anthropology, psychology, physics, sociology, and ethics, but most... more...

  • Utility of Gains and Lossesby R. Duncan Luce

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    This new monograph presents Dr. Luce's current understanding of the behavioral properties people exhibit (or should exhibit) when they make selections among alternatives and how these properties lead to numerical representations of those preferences. It summarizes, and places in historical perspective, the research Dr. Luce has done on utility theory... more...

  • Policy analysis in Brazilby Jeni Vaitsman; Jose M. Ribeiro; Lenaura Lobato

    Policy Press 2013; US$ 99.00

    Policy analysis in Brazil is the first book to paint a comprehensive panorama of policy analysis activities in Brazil. It brings together 18 studies by leading Brazilian social scientists on policy analysis as a widespread activity and offers key insights into the practice of this field. more...

  • Against Utility-Based Economicsby Anastasios S. Korkotsides

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 130.00

    This new book offers a new theory of value and of consumer behaviour based on existentially grounded notions of scarcity and self-interest, on uniform, oppositional motivation and on structurally informed preferences. The book attacks utility-based theory as an analytically misplaced and ideologically biased falsification of reality and replaces it... more...

  • The Theory of Marginal Valueby L. V. Birck

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    The concept of 'marginal value' is critical to the emergence of neo-classical economics. This volume is divided into sections on: Utility, Value and Market, Relations of Subjective Prices, The Normal Market, Manipulated Prices more...

  • Theories of Value from Adam Smith to Piero Sraffaby Ajit Sinha

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    This book presents a comprehensive account of the controversies on the classical theory of value since the publication of the Wealth of Nations . While introducing new, controversial interpretations of the theories of value in the classical tradition, the book simultaneously shows new light on some old questions. more...

  • Zeichen und Subjekt im logischen Diskurs Hegelsby José Maria Sánchez de Léon Serrano

    Felix Meiner Verlag 2013; US$ 135.43

    Hauptbeschreibung Hegels Auffassung vom Subjekt und von dessen Verhältnis zur Sprache ergibt eine gegenüber allen seinen Vordenkern neue Konzeption der Philosophie und der Aufgabe des Denkens überhaupt. Die Frage gilt nicht mehr der Erkenntnis der Prinzipien, die unserem Denken als das "Vorausseyende" zugrunde liegen, sondern in der Wissenschaft... more...

  • Wertby Jürgen Ritsert

    Springer 2013; US$ 19.99

    ¿„Wert" ist ein Grundbegriff, der im Alltag sowie in einer ganzen Reihe von Fachwissenschaften meist mit aller Selbstverständlichkeit benutzt wird: in der Moralphilosophie, der Ökonomie, der Politologie, der Soziologie, der Ethnologie und der Kulturanthropologie. Doch er ist und bleibt - wie schon Max Weber festgestellt hat... more...

  • Minority Internal Migration in Europeby Nissa Finney; Gemma Catney

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 134.95

    This book brings together experts in the fields of migration, ethnicity and diversity from across Europe to examine patterns of residential mobility of minorities, and to synthesise key themes, theories and methods. The analyses presented make important contributions to theories of migration and minority integration and may inform policies that aim... more...

  • The Theory of Value and Distribution in Economicsby Pierangelo Garegnani; Paul Samuelson; Heinz D. Kurz

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 135.00

    This new volume explores two alternative economic theories ? the classical theory and the marginalist or neoclassical theory- through a discussion between two eminent economists, Pierangelo Garegnani and Paul Samuelson. The key themes of the volume are the difference in approaches to the explanation of the distribution of income and relative... more...