Social Inequality, Analytical Egalitarianism, and the March Towards Eugenic Explanations in the Social Sciences
Copyright © 2008 American Journal of Economics and Sociology, Inc.
Editor(s): Laurence S. Moss
Published Online: 17 MAR 2009
Print ISBN: 9781405191258
Online ISBN: 9781444307078
About this Book
This book gathers together several essays by historians of economics who express varying reactions to the Peart-Levy thesis.
- Contains several essays by historians of economics who express varying reactions to the thesis expressed in Professors Sandra J. Peart's and David M. Levy's book The 'Vanity of the Philosopher': From Equality to Hierarchy in Post-classical Economics
- Explains the importance of 'analytic egalitarianism' in economics and the sad consequences of moving away from this approach
- Provides reading that can complement reading lists in economics, the mathematics of gambling, and the political economy of the gaming industry