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Economy-Environment-Development-Knowledge

By: Ken Cole

304 pages, Line illus

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Paperback | Dec 1999 | #100947 | ISBN: 0415162599
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Hardback | Dec 1999 | #100946 | ISBN: 0415162580
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About this book

Contrasts and compares theories for economic prosperity, environmental sustainability and social progress.


Contents

Chapter 1. The Scientific Parameters of Social Existence Part One Economy; Chapter 2. Economy; Chapter 3. The Consumer as Economic Dynamic - The Subjective preference theory of value; Chapter 4. The Producer as Economic Dynamic - The cost-of-production theory of value; Chapter 5. The Citizen as Dconomic Dynamic - The Abstract labout Theory of Value; Part Two Environment Chapter 6. Environment; Chapter 7. The Environment as a source of pleasure - egocentrism; Chapter 8. The Environment as a Productive Resource - Ecocentrism; Chapter 9. The Environment and Social Evolution - Sociocentrism; Part Three Development Chapter 10. Development; Chapter 11. Development as the Fulfilment of Individuals' Potentials - Modernisation Chapter 12. Development as fulfilling the technical potentials of co-operation - structuralism Chapter 13. Development as the fulfilment of people's social potentials - class struggle Part Four Knowledge Chapter 14. knowledge Chapter 15. What? - Identifying Events - Positivism; Chapter 16. How? - Defining System - paradigms; Chapter 17. Why? - understanding processes - praxis; Chapter 18. Intellectual Panorama, Ideological vision and political view

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