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Good start, could use better mathematical sources and clarity of arguments but an extremely inventive and important effort.Published 5 months ago by Books
Philip Mirowski, More Heat than Light: Economics as Social Physics, Physics as Nature's Economics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1990. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Herbert Gintis
This book is extremely imporatnt for economists - yet it is definitely mainly overlooked in mainstream economics and/or misinterpreted in some references what I saw. Read morePublished on August 3, 2009 by Igor Mandel
I bought this book with high hopes. I found, to my disappointment, that it is baloney. Poorly written -reminscent of travel literature in which every noun is preceded by at least... Read morePublished on September 12, 2005 by Critic
Mirowski's(M)book correctly points out that Samuelson's attempt to model economics "as if" it was the physics of Boltzmann and Gibbs fails to incorporate the 20th century physics... Read morePublished on May 18, 2005 by Michael Emmett Brady