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Science Bought and Sold

Essays in the Economics of Science
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  • English

University Of Chicago Press
Economics, Science: General Issues, Economics - General, Essays, Philosophy & Social Aspects, Science / Essays, Economic aspects, Research, Science, Science/Mathem
ContributionsPhilip Mirowski (Editor), Esther-Mirjam Sent (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9627844M
ISBN 100226538575
ISBN 139780226538570

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Science Bought and Sold: Essays in the Economics of Science1 by Thomas C. Leonard2 The economics of science is a curious enterprise. Few economists and fewer scientists know of it. The use of economic ideas in the study of science was pioneered not by economists but by philosophers and sociologists.

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Most literary writers consider book sales a half-crass / half-mythological subject that is taboo to discuss. The publications of Science Bought and Sold: Essays in the Economics of Science provided an opportunity to take stock of these efforts.

The editors, Philip Mirowski and Esther-Mirham Sent, have assembled 19 essays from a diverse array of authors with intellectual roots in economics, in philosophy and sociology of science, and in the sciences. Science Bought and Sold by Philip Mirowski,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(4).

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"A serious reconsideration of the 'economics of science' is long overdue," say Philip Mirowski and Esther-Mirjam Sent in the introduction to Science Bought and Sold.

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