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Ontology of Economic Life

Ontology of Economic Life Caring for Economics: An Aristotelian Perspective by Irene van Staveren; Routledge Pulishers, New York , ANANTA KUMAR GIRI In this path-breaking work, which won the Gunnar Myrdal Prize for 2000, Irene van Staveren provides us an alternative understanding of our identities and acivities as economic actors and our participation in economies as fields of activities. As economic actors we undertake meaningful activities of various kinds, not just for profit or utility maximisation as enunciated in neoclassical economics. Economy consists of three value domains and fields of meaningful activities

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