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By Duncan K. Foley

This publication will be known as "The clever Person's consultant to Economics." The identify expresses Duncan Foley's trust that economics at its so much summary and fascinating point is a speculative philosophical discourse, now not a deductive or inductive technological know-how. Adam's fallacy is the try to separate the commercial sphere of lifestyles, within which the pursuit of self-interest is led by means of the invisible hand of the marketplace to a socially necessary final result, from the remainder of social lifestyles, within which the pursuit of self-interest is morally not easy and should be weighed opposed to different ends.

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