If You're So Smart: The Narrative of Economic Expertise
Donald N. McCloskey, Deirdre N. McCloskey, Distinguished Professor of Economics History English and Communication Deirdre N McCloskey
University of Chicago Press, 7 set 1990 - 180 pagine
In this witty, accessible, and revealing book, Deirdre McCloskey demystifies economic theory and practice to show that behind the economists claim to certainty is the ancient art of storytelling. If You're So Smart will engage, enlighten, and empower anyone trying to evaluate the experts who stand ready to engineer our lives.
"Writing with delicious wit and great seriousness."—Publishers Weekly. "
"McCloskey is more interesting on an uninspired day than most of her peers can manage at their very best."—Peter Passell, New York Times
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Telling Stories Economically
Plot and Genre in Economics
The Politics of Stories in Historical Economics
Economic Rhetoric in Aid of the Story Line
The Scholars Story
Metaphor Against the Story Chaos and Counterfactuals
The Poetics and Economics of Magic
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