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Deductive irrationality

a common sense critique of economic rationalism

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Published by Lexington Books in Lanham, MD .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economics -- Political aspects,
  • Rational choice theory,
  • Political science -- Methodology

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Other titlesEconomic rationalism
    Statementedited by Stephen McCarthy and David Kehl.
    ContributionsMcCarthy, Stephen, 1963-, Kehl, David, 1965-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHB74.P65 D43 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16488667M
    ISBN 10073911624X, 0739116258
    ISBN 109780739116241, 9780739116258
    LC Control Number2008004140

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