Comparative review on the concept of human and Freedom


PRINCIPLES OF POLITICAL ECONOMY WITH SOME OF THEIR APPLICATIONS TO SOCIAL PHILOSOPHY – ABRIDGE. by John Stuart Mill. Ed. with Introduction by Stephen Nathanson. Cambridge: Hackett Publishing Company, Inc., 2004. 309p.

 HUMAN ACTION: A TREATISE ON ECONOMICS. by Ludwig Von Mises. San Francisco: Fox & Wilkes, 1963. xix-906pp.

 ON ETHICS AND ECONOMICS. by Amartya Sen. The UK: Blackwell Publishing, 2004. xiii-131pp.

Preamble[1]

Those selected books are typically economic work and are considered to be the influential treatises in the field in period 19th and 20th century respectively, even up to now, some modern economists find them relevant to be the explanatory to the current economic phenomena. The authors, however, came from different backgrounds. Yet, they share the same experience as philosopher whose ideas and thoughts pertaining several economic key terms may disagree and contradict conceptually one another but apparently show an agreement as they are implemented. After perusing these works, I can say that the main purpose aimed by those authors is to try to give respond, evaluation and solution to the problems, either political or economic, that beset society whereby they live. And since, again, they had different beliefs, the way they perceived the problems, by no means, will be different. To begin with, I shall .. (further reading)


[1] Submitted as assignment of Worldview and Epistemic Framework subject at CASIS-UTM on 1st of Nov 2014.

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