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Sraffa or an Alternative Economics

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ISBN-10: 0230018904

ISBN-13: 9780230018907

Edition: 2007

Authors: Guglielmo Chiodi, Leonardo Ditta, Edwin Heron

List price: $120.00
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The aim of this book is to show how Sraffa's theoretical contributions could be pursued in new directions. It investigates some of these as stemming variously from the historical traditions of classical economics, from Adam Smith and from Marx and Keynes. It also explores some of the influences Sraffa had on his contemporaries in the Cambridge of the inter-war years, in particular on Wittgenstein. It would appear that the thematic ramifications of this approach have not been taken up sufficiently hitherto.
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Book details

List price: $120.00
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date: 1/15/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 288
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

List of Tables, Figures and Diagrams
Acknowledgments
List of Contributors
Introduction
Reactions
Book Reviews on Production of Commodities by Means of Commodities
Economics
Sraffa's Prices
Sraffa after Marx: An Open Issue
The Classical 'Surplus' Approach and the Theory of the Welfare State and Public Pensions
Sraffa 1926 and Sraffa 1960: An Attempt to Bridge the Gap
Savings, Investment and Capital in a System of General Intertemporal Equilibrium - an Extended Comment on Garegnani with a Note on Parrinello
Beyond Capitalism: Sraffa's Economic Theory
Notes on Early Development Economics' Story and Its Relation to Sraffa's Contribution
Philosophy
Sraffa: Notes on Moralizing, Money, and Economic Prudence
What Wittgenstein Owed to Sraffa
Mathematics
Some Mathematical Remarks on Sraffa's Chapter I
Some Observations on Sraffa and Mathematical Proofs With an Appendix on Sraffa's Convergence Algorithm
On the Collaboration between Sraffa and Besicovitch: The 'Proof of Gradient'
Sraffa's Economics in Non-Classical Mathematical Modes
Index