Dr Strangelove's game: a brief history of economic genius

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Hamish Hamilton, Oct 25, 2001 - Biography & Autobiography - 341 pages
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forget the great history of economics. this is a philosophy book. Read full review

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An excellent and interesting book about a subject that is often found dry. Strathern gave us insight into the background (read families) of famous economists and described their personalities as well as their achievements. Read full review

Contents

Prologue
1
Something Out Of Nothing Comes
11
The Richest Man in the World
41
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About the author (2001)

Paul Strathern has a Ph.D. in Mathematics and Philosophy and lectures at Kingston University. Strathern is the author of several novels, including A Season in Abyssinia, which won a Somerset Maugham prize, and Mendeleyev's Dream: The Quest for the Elements. He has also published two series of books, one on philosophy: Philosophers in 90 Minutes, and another on science, but is best known for his 39 short biographies of philosophers and scientists

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