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By Robert L. Heilbroner

What lies in the back of the veil of economics? strength and beliefs, solutions Robert Heilbroner—the strength of our financial involvement in society to form the methods we expect approximately it; the visions and values that upload unsuspected ideological colour to our fiscal ideals approximately it. most crucial, Heilbroner exhibits why economics has turn into the reigning type of social inquiry and the way we would penetrate its mystique.

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