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KENNETH EWART BOULDING
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... Reacting his papers, written from the early 1940s to the 1990s, one sees a mastery en c! creativity not only of economics but of all the social sciences en c!
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... , president of the International Peace Research Society (1969-70) , president of the International Studies Association (1974-75)
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... Kenneth BouIcling was a judicious statesman of science. He speaks of "economics imperialism," the attempt on the part of economics to take over the other social sciences, and, although his loyalty to his main profession was lifelong en c!
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... by others. One goes through some 3,000 densely packed pages in the collected edition of his papers and finds little repetition en c!
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... of. The love of money as a possession as distinct from the love of money as a means to the enjoyment and realities of life will be recognized for what it is, a somewhat disgusting morbidity, one of those semi-criminal, semi-pathological propensities which one hands over with a shudder to the specialists in mental disease.7 Keynes was optimist enough to believe that this would occur by itself en c!
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... from the 1930s to the 1960s bears some resemblance to human adolescence, even to the production of a slightly pimply youth culture.9 When Boulding discussed progress he distinguished its measurable economic aspect, efficiency in the workplace: a rise in the amount of any commodity that can be produced with one man-hour of labor time.~° With that definition there is no danger of confusing economic progress with progress overall. We are toic!
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... 87. Boulder, Colo.: Associated University Press, 1971.
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... Principles of Economic Policy. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall.
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... Columbus: Ohio State University Press.
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... New York: Macmillan Press Ltd. (Economists of the Twentieth Century Series.J 1994 Sonnets from Later Life.


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