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ISSN: 2080-4881     eISSN: 2300-4096     DOI: 10.18276/sip.2015.41/2-02
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Lista wydań / nr 41/2 2015
The Changing Concept of Human Nature as the Answer to the Actual Problems of the Economics: the Neoclassical vs. Feminist Economics

Autorzy: Anna Horodecka
Szkoła Głowna Handlowa
Słowa kluczowe: concept of human nature neoclassical economics feminist economics economic anthropology
Rok wydania:2015
Liczba stron:8 (25-32)
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This paper focuses on extracting main features of the concept of human nature in feminist economics and comparing it to the homo oeconomicus basing on some crucial works developed within those disciplines. Therefore the method applied to this research is mainly a content analysis of representative of those economic schools. In order to evaluate main differences between the anthropological assumptions of those economic schools, the tool to this comparison is developed. This tool is effect of research on the meaning, role, functions, and main elements of concepts of human nature. It allows for differentiate within the concept of human nature main levels and dimensions, and look for them while conducting a content analysis of representative writings.
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