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Heilbroner, Robert L.

Works: 487 works in 2,541 publications in 11 languages and 60,592 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Examinations  Periodicals  Forecasts  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Honoree, Other, Correspondent, Creator
Classifications: HB76, 330
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Most widely held works by Robert L Heilbroner
The worldly philosophers : the lives, times, and ideas of the great economic thinkers by Robert L Heilbroner( Book )

202 editions published between 1953 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 7,156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Worldly Philosophers is one of the bestselling economics books of all time. For more than half a century, it has not only enabled us to see more deeply into our history but helped us better understand our own times. In this seventh edition, Robert L. Heilbroner unearths a theme that connects thinkers as diverse as Adam Smith and Karl Marx. The theme is the common focus of their highly varied ideas-- namely, the search to understand how a capitalist society works."--Back cover
The making of economic society by Robert L Heilbroner( Book )

202 editions published between 1962 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 4,625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A highly regarded history of economics, following the development of economic systems from ancient Rome, through the middle ages, to the mid-20th century. Includes information on guilds, enclosures, religious influences, the Depression, etc
Understanding macroeconomics by Robert L Heilbroner( Book )

193 editions published between 1965 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A respected economist discusses the American economy in the mid-1960's, covering unemployment, technology, automation, investment, the role of government, consumption and other important topics
The economic problem by Robert L Heilbroner( Book )

122 editions published between 1968 and 1990 in 6 languages and held by 2,578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Study in five major parts: economic history and background, economic science the study of the macro system of economic growth, the market mechanism, or microeconomics, international economics
The crisis of vision in modern economic thought by Robert L Heilbroner( )

43 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 2,182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A deep and widespread crisis affects modern economic theory, a crisis that derives from the absence of a 'vision' - a set of widely shared political and social preconceptions - on which all economics ultimately depends. This absence, in turn, reflects the collapse of the Keynesian view that provided such a foundation from 1940 to the early 1970s, comparable to earlier visions provided by Smith, Ricardo, Mill, and Marshall. The 'unraveling' of Keynesianism has been followed by a division of discordant and ineffective camps whose common denominator seems to be their shared analytical refinement and lack of practical applicability. Heilbroner and Milberg's analysis attempts both to describe this state of affairs, and to suggest the direction in which economic thinking must move if it is to regain the relevance and remedial power it now pointedly lacks
An inquiry into the human prospect by Robert L Heilbroner( Book )

37 editions published between 1974 and 1991 in English and held by 2,069 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The future as history : the historic currents of our time and the direction in which they are taking America by Robert L Heilbroner( Book )

42 editions published between 1958 and 1968 in English and French and held by 1,888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Economics explained by Robert L Heilbroner( Book )

21 editions published between 1982 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the nature of economic forces and defines economic terms
The nature and logic of capitalism by Robert L Heilbroner( Book )

36 editions published between 1985 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 1,761 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A social analysis of capitalism. Nature and logic of social systems and capitalism
Marxism, for and against by Robert L Heilbroner( Book )

19 editions published between 1980 and 1984 in 3 languages and held by 1,726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The great ascent; the struggle for economic development in our time by Robert L Heilbroner( Book )

35 editions published between 1963 and 1976 in English and Spanish and held by 1,688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Visions of the future : the distant past, yesterday, today, tomorrow by Robert L Heilbroner( Book )

25 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 1,531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heilbroner calls the first view that of the Distant Past - the immense span that begins with the Stone Age, moves through the great early civilizations of the Near East to the glory that was Greece and the grandeur that was Rome, and ends only with the advent of modern times in the eighteenth century. Heilbroner makes the bold assertion that through all this vast panorama a single phrase depicts humanity's expectations of life on earth: it will be like the past. As he asks, what reason was there for expecting anything else? Change comes with the second, much shorter period, from the 1700s to the mid 1950s. Heilbroner calls it Yesterday. Now three immense forces, unknown in the Distant Past, dominate the expectations of the West. One of these is science, with its promise of controlling nature. A second is the advent of a dynamic means of organizing production called capitalism. And a third is the appearance of the revolutionary idea that the people themselves were the master of their destinies. Together these three forces imbue Yesterday's view of the future with an idea utterly unknown in the Distant Past: the expectation that the future will be better than the present. The third view is that of Today. Heilbroner points out that our own view of the future is still linked to science, capitalism, and democracy. What is new is that these powerful forces no longer appear as unambiguous carriers of progress. We look to science with fears as well as hopes; capitalism on a global scale brings economic difficulties along with new horizons; the expression of mass political sentiments conjures up the nightmares of Yugoslavia and Africa as well as possibilities for a widening of democratic government
The limits of American capitalism by Robert L Heilbroner( Book )

30 editions published between 1965 and 1969 in English and Japanese and held by 1,469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teachings from the worldly philosophy by Robert L Heilbroner( Book )

17 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and Korean and held by 1,374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Under expert guidance, the reader discovers that the sturdiest principles of economics reside not in mathematical equations but in wide-ranging and stimulating appraisals of the behavior of individuals within their social contexts and society
Business civilization in decline by Robert L Heilbroner( Book )

33 editions published between 1975 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

21st century capitalism by Robert L Heilbroner( Book )

16 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reflecting on the end of communism, the author of the best-selling The Worldly Philosophers examines the many faces of capitalism, looking for the aspects of a market economy that will be most capable of succeeding against today's toughest dilemmas
Economics explained : everything you need to know about how the economy works and where it's going by Robert L Heilbroner( Book )

32 editions published between 1987 and 1998 in English and German and held by 1,306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thoroughly revised and statistically updated, Economics Explained is an engaging primer that combines the wealth of information of a textbook with a readability rarely found in textbooks - in one interesting and informative volume. In this straightforward, highly accessible reference, Robert Heilbroner and Lester Thurow - two of America's most respected and articulate economists - illuminate the vital concerns, trends, and challenges of the marketplace: the threat of inflation, the unleashing of technology, the illusion of money, the thrust of big business, the cost of monopoly. Here is all the economics essential for becoming an effective investor, a savvy business decision maker, or simply an informed member of society
A primer on Government spending by Robert L Heilbroner( Book )

30 editions published between 1963 and 1971 in 4 languages and held by 1,269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Between capitalism and socialism: essays in political economics by Robert L Heilbroner( Book )

32 editions published between 1970 and 1979 in 3 languages and held by 1,252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of essays on three topics: the contemporary changes in both economic systems, especially those changes driven by technology; economic theory and its place in the political context; several evaluations of interpretors of our times such as A.A. Berle and J.K. Galbraith, with a concluding essay about the greatest challenge, ecological disaster
Beyond boom and crash by Robert L Heilbroner( Book )

19 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and held by 1,196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Marxism, for and against
The making of economic societyUnderstanding macroeconomicsThe economic problemThe crisis of vision in modern economic thoughtAn inquiry into the human prospectEconomics explainedThe nature and logic of capitalismMarxism, for and against
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