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Review: The Worldly Philosophers

User Review  - Will - Goodreads

This book was Heilbroner's bread and butter, paying his way through old age. It has a number of serious shortcomings: -It is heavier on biography than on history of ideas, skewing toward gossipy ... Read full review

Review: The Worldly Philosophers

User Review  - Karen - Goodreads

The Worldly Philosophers was my AP Euro summer reading book and in some retrospects it's fairly interesting and filled with business basics, yet at the same time it was a pain to get through ... Read full review

Review: The Worldly Philosophers

User Review  - Azadeh - Goodreads

Great book to get to know the philosophers, their lives, and the world each lived at but could have written in a much easier language. A little too hard to grasp especially if only read once. Read full review

Review: The Worldly Philosophers

User Review  - Tatiana - Goodreads

I used this one in my Politics of the Environment class, but I don't know if I will use it again. While the topic of the history of political economy is helpful to my understanding of today's ... Read full review

Review: The Worldly Philosophers

User Review  - Andy Gagnon - Goodreads

This book about the history of economic thought was OK. It filled in some blanks for me. Covered Adam Smith, Malthus, Marx/Engel, and Keynes. A bit dated at the end, but a classic text for reading about economics pre-1960. Read full review


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