Mind, society, and human action time and knowledge in a theory of social-economy by Richard E. Wagner

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Published by Routledge in Abingdon, Oxon, New York, NY .

Written in English

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  • Economics -- Sociological aspects,
  • Economics -- Political aspects

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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StatementRichard E. Wagner.
LC ClassificationsHM548 .W34 2010
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Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23687678M
ISBN 109780415779968, 9780203858400
LC Control Number2009032979

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PART IV: SOCIETY, The Basis of Human Society: Man and the Insects, The Basis of Human Society: Man and the Vertebrates, Organism, Community, and Environment, The Social Foundations and Functions of Thought and Communication, The Community and the Institution, The Fusion of the "I" and the "Me" in Social Activities, Brand: University of Chicago Press.

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