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2019 | 8 | 4 | 819-837
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Aristotle’s Principles for Modern Economic Science

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This paper is an attempt to illuminate today’s economic science with the light of Aristotle’s philosophy of economics. The author first describes Aristotle’s thoughts about the economy. Then, he distinguishes and discusses three Aristotelian principles: (a) economics should be a classical practical or moral science, (b) economics should not look for an unlimited wealth, but for the wealth necessary for the good life, and (c) economics should be aimed at the common good.
Year
Volume
8
Issue
4
Pages
819-837
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Dates
published
2019-12-30
Contributors
  • IAE Universidad Austral and CONICET, Argentina
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Document Type
Publication order reference
Identifiers
ISSN
2300-0066
ISSN
2577-0314
YADDA identifier
bwmeta1.element.desklight-a6970a74-9a1a-4104-ae33-a175110fcb88
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