Thorstein Veblen


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United States economist who wrote about conspicuous consumption (1857-1929)

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Borges arrives at this idea through an ongoing reference to the 1919 article "The Intellectual Pre-Eminence of Jews in Modern Europe," by the North American sociologist Thorstein Veblen.
Thorstein Veblen, the son of a wealthy Minnesota farming family, produced the most influential progressive critique of consumption in a series of books and articles, most notably the scholarly classic The Theory of the Leisure Class (1899).
Il aimait citer Max Weber, Karl Max, Schumpeter, Parsons Talcott, Thorstein Veblen, Leon Blum, Auguste Comte, Claude Levi-Strauss, Jacques Berque, Raymond Aron, Max Horkheimer, Georg Simmel ou Alfred SchE-tz.
Still, much of it would not be necessary, had most economists' purview, as well as economics and business degree lines at large, included de rigueur a conspicuous amount of economic history and the works of non-orthodox masters such as Thorstein Veblen, Joan Robinson, Cornelius Castoriadis and John Kenneth Galbraith (I do not use 'unorthodox' or 'heterodox' for both sound somewhat belittling).
Este ensayo presenta una revision conceptual de algunas contribuciones de Thorstein Veblen a las ciencias economicas y las pone en dialogo con otras perspectivas de analisis (1).
Notably, the great American economist Thorstein Veblen is not mentioned, even though Veblen practically drilled scientific Darwinism into economics with an 1898 essay in the Quarterly Journal of Economics entitled "Why Is Economics Not an Evolutionary Science?
And far more than Marx or Keynes, Thurman Arnold and Thorstein Veblen can help us grasp what their message actually is.
Francis illuminates the impressive intellectual biography of William Lyon Mackenzie King, taught by William Ashley and ]ames Mavor in Toronto, Jane Addams and Thorstein Veblen in Chicago, and William Cunningham at Harvard.
Granted, ever since Thorstein Veblen, economists have acknowledged the existence of conspicuous consumption.
El autor sigue a autores como Thorstein Veblen y George Simmel para explicar las practicas de consumo y su necesaria ostentacion como formas basicas de integracion o diferenciacion social.
The term "conspicuous consumption" was penned by the 19th century Norwegian-American economist Thorstein Veblen, who explained it as a method by which people seek to set themselves apart.
Thorstein Veblen, the peripatetic Norwegian-American economist (he died in 1929, shortly before the great crash that might have brought him grim satisfaction), is best known today for his theory of conspicuous consumption, which argued that a lot of spending is just a wasteful attempt to impress.
The work of all the female authors directly addresses the conditions of women in various societies, but selections from Thomas Paine, John Stuart Mill, Lester Ward, Thorstein Veblen, Douglass, and Du Bois also focus extensively on female social experience and the consequences for societies.
The latter was an emblematic manifestation of the American shift away from participation and production that Lewis, like Thorstein Veblen and Ring Lardner, so abhorred.
Selections from the Writings of Thorstein Veblen (New York: The Viking