Comparing Economic Theories of Value

Comparing Economic Theories of Value

By analyzing centuries of debate by the most influential economists of human history, this article explores the central philosophical dilemma of economics: from where does exchange value derive? Contents cover the intrinsic, labor, power, exchange, monetary, and subjective theories of value. 

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Would Enlightenment Philosophers Endorse Modern Capitalism?

Would Enlightenment Philosophers Endorse Modern Capitalism?

Considering the past three centuries of economic development, how would Enlightenment philosophers critique modern capitalism? Has the West’s economic structure developed as they hoped? Would they approve of modern state-capitalism? These questions are crucial to uncovering the current applicability of Enlightenment ideals. 

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A Cognitive Explanation for Prejudiced Behavior

A Cognitive Explanation for Prejudiced Behavior

This article seeks to uncover the cognitive sources (specifically those buried within the subconscious) of prejudiced behavior. Through the analysis of prominent experiments and theories in social psychology, we can develop an advanced understanding of the relationship between human cognition, social identity, and prejudiced behavior.

 

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A Brief History of the Pentagon: Prospects of Economic Conversion

A Brief History of the Pentagon: Prospects of Economic Conversion

After researching the history and impacts of America’s military-industrial complex, this article examines the prospects of transitioning focus to federal social spending, alongside the social, political, and economic ramifications of such reform.

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Theorizing an Anarchist Society (with Diego Abad de Santillan)

Theorizing an Anarchist Society (with Diego Abad de Santillan)

By studying a detailed blueprint of an anarchist society, as found in Diego Abad de Santillan’s After the Revolution (1937), we can better understand the ideology of anarcho-syndicalism: the problems which it seeks to address and its proposals for collective governing. 

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