Free worldwide delivery with every order
Welcome back (Sign out)

Economic Theory and Philosophy books

12,949 items
Sort & refine results
  • Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith
    Wealth of Nations (English, Paperback) Adam Smith

    Adam Smith's Wealth of Nations is the first book of modern political economy, and still provides the foundation for the study of that discipline. Along with important discussions of economics and political theory, it mixes plain common sense with large measures of history, philosophy, psychology and sociology.

    $10.79
    More details
    Ready To Go
  • Capital by Karl Marx
    Capital (English, Paperback) Karl Marx

    Marx's critique of the capitalist system is rife with big themes: his theory of `surplus value', his discussion of the exploitation of the working class, and his forecast of class conflict on a grand scale.

    $9.40
    More details
    Ready To Go
  • Capital in the Twenty-First Century by Thomas Piketty
    Capital in the Twenty-First Century (English, Paperback) Thomas Piketty

    Translation of the author's Le capital au XXIe siaecle.

    $21.20
    More details
  • The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money by John Maynard Keynes
    The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money (Paperback) John Maynard Keynes

    John Maynard Keynes is perhaps the foremost economic thinker of the 20th century. He ranks with Adam Smith and Karl Marx; and his impact on how economics was practiced, from the Great Depression to the 1970s, was unmatched.

    $7.88
    More details
    Ready To Go
  • The Corruption of Capitalism by Guy Standing
    The Corruption of Capitalism (English, Paperback) Guy Standing

    Standing demonstrates why, in the interests of democracy and our common wealth, the rise of rentier capitalism must be resisted.

    $17.01
    More details
    Ready To Go
  • Capital by Karl Marx
    Capital (Multiple languages, Paperback) Karl Marx

    Presents a critique of private property and the social relations it generates. This book argues that capitalism would create an ever-increasing division in wealth and welfare, predicting its abolition and replacement by a system with common ownership of the means of production.

    $20.22
    More details
  • Capitalism and Freedom by Milton Friedman
    Capitalism and Freedom (English, Paperback) Milton Friedman, P. N. Snowden

    How can we benefit from the promise of government while avoiding the threat it poses to individual freedom? Milton Friedman presents his view of the proper role of competitive capitalism both as a device for achieving economic freedom and a necessary condition for political freedom

    $24.60
    More details
    Ready To Go
  • Development as Freedom by Amartya Sen
    Development as Freedom (English, Paperback) Amartya Sen

    This title is a synthesis of the thought of economist Amartya Sen, who views economic development as a means to extending freedoms rather than an end in itself. By widening his outlook to include poverty, tyranny, lack of opportunity, individual rights, and political structures, Professor Sen provides a useful overview of the development process.

    $12.60 $22.00
    More details
    Ready To Go
  • Inventing the Future by Nick Srnicek
    Inventing the Future (English, Paperback) Nick Srnicek

    A major new manifesto for a high-tech future, free from work

    $17.39
    More details
    Ready To Go
  • Small Is Beautiful by E. F. Schumacher
    Small Is Beautiful (Paperback) E. F. Schumacher

    Small is Beautiful is E. This remarkable book examines our modern economic system - its use of resources and impact on how we live - questioning whether they reflect what we truly care about. The revolutionary ideas are as pertinent, inspirational and thought-provoking today as when they were first published in 1973.

    $12.06 $14.22
    More details
    Ready To Go
  • The Moral Economy by Samuel Bowles
    The Moral Economy (English, Paperback) Samuel Bowles

    Why do policies and business practices that ignore the moral and generous side of human nature often fail?...

    $20.10
    More details
    Ready To Go
  • Thomas Piketty's 'Capital in the Twenty First Century' by Stephan Kauffmann
    Thomas Piketty's 'Capital in the Twenty First Century' (English, Paperback) Stephan Kauffmann, Ingo Stutzle

    An introduction to Thomas Piketty's monumental work

    $17.10
    More details
    Ready To Go
  • Adaptive Markets by Andrew W. Lo
    Adaptive Markets (English, Hardback) Andrew W. Lo

    A new, evolutionary explanation of markets and investor behavior...

    $31.66 $37.50
    More details
    Ready To Go
  • The Worldly Philosophers by Robert L. Heilbroner
    The Worldly Philosophers (Paperback) Robert L. Heilbroner

    Defines the common thread linking the world's greatest economic thinkers and explores the philosophies that motivate them. This work enables us to see more deeply into our history, and provides the new theme that connects thinkers as different as Adam Smith and Karl Marx: the desire to understand how a capitalist society works.

    $12.45 $17.39
    More details
    Ready To Go
  • Keynes by Robert Skidelsky
    Keynes (Paperback) Robert Skidelsky

    When unbridled capitalism falters, is there an alternative? This title shows how the great economist's ideas not only explain why the current financial crisis occurred - but are our best way out.

    $11.95 $15.97
    More details
    Ready To Go
  • Imagined Futures by Jens Beckert
    Imagined Futures (English, Hardback) Jens Beckert

    Consumers, investors, and corporations orient their activities toward a future that contains opportunities and risks. How do these actors assess uncertainty? Jens Beckert adds a new chapter to the theory of capitalism by showing how fictional expectations drive modern economies-or throw them into crisis when imagined futures fail to materialize.

    $42.43
    More details
    Ready To Go
  • Identity Economics by George A. Akerlof
    Identity Economics (English, Paperback) George A. Akerlof, Rachel E. Kranton

    Provides an important way to understand human behavior, revealing how our identities - and not just economic incentives - influence our decisions. This title explains how our conception of who we are and who we want to be may shape our economic lives more than any other factor, affecting how hard we work, and how we learn, spend, and save.

    $19.81
    More details
    Ready To Go
  • A Course in Behavioral Economics by Erik Angner
    A Course in Behavioral Economics (English, Paperback) Erik Angner

    A concise and reader-friendly textbook on one of the hottest developments in social and behavioral science today. Among other things, the book shows how to apply principles of behavioral economics to science, business, medicine, and daily life.

    $48.79 $52.35
    More details
    Ready To Go
  • My Revision Notes: AQA AS Economics by David Horner
    My Revision Notes: AQA AS Economics (Paperback) David Horner, Steve Stoddard

    Target success in AQA AS Economics with this proven formula for effective, structured revision; key content coverage is combined with exam-style tasks and practical tips to create a revision guide that students can rely on to review, strengthen and test their knowledge.

    $20.29
    More details
    Ready To Go
  • The Making of the Indebted Man by Maurizio Lazzarato
    The Making of the Indebted Man (English, Paperback) Maurizio Lazzarato

    The debtor-creditor relation, which is at the heart of this book, sharpens mechanisms of exploitation and domination indiscriminately, since, in it, there is no distinction between workers and the unemployed, consumers and producers, working and non-working populations, between retirees and welfare recipients. They are all "debtors," guilty and responsible in the eyes of capital, which has become...

    $11.73 $13.95
    More details
    Ready To Go