Market Sense: Toward a New Economics of Markets and Society

Market Sense: Toward a New Economics of Markets and Society

by Philip Kozel


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This book concentrates upon the historic associations of the marketplace in the work of Aristotle, Adam Smith, Karl Marx, and demonstrates how what markets were imagined to entail for society was critical to each author's understanding of the central social problems of their time.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415884082
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 06/18/2010
Pages: 200
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.42(d)

About the Author

Philip Kozel is a graduate of the Economics Department at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and has taught at the University of Pittsburgh and at Connecticut College where he is currently a Visiting Assistant Professor. His research interests currently include alternative means of distribution, including local currency movements and piracy.

Table of Contents

1. Markets and Market Sense 2. Aristotle's Discourse on Commodity Exchange 3. Adam Smith's Market Sense 4. A Critique of the Market Mystique 5. Simple Exchange, Merchant Capital and Augmented Circulation 6. Liberals and Contemporary Globalization 7. The Market Sense of Contemporary Globalization's Critics. Appendix.

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